|Project Name||Stars||Downloads||Repos Using This||Packages Using This||Most Recent Commit||Total Releases||Latest Release||Open Issues||License||Language|
|Htmlparser2||4,001||339,787||2,268||a day ago||78||May 10, 2023||6||mit||TypeScript|
|The fast & forgiving HTML and XML parser|
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|Hpple||2,744||349||6 years ago||3||March 24, 2015||39||mit||Objective-C|
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|Kanna||2,204||328||2 years ago||30||August 07, 2021||15||mit||Swift|
|Kanna(鉋) is an XML/HTML parser for Swift.|
|Didom||2,068||106||56||7 months ago||61||March 05, 2023||7||mit||PHP|
|Simple and fast HTML and XML parser|
|Oga||1,155||4 months ago||1||June 29, 2015||mpl-2.0||Ruby|
|Oga is an XML/HTML parser written in Ruby.|
|Fuzi||1,018||63||5 months ago||18||December 13, 2020||20||mit||Swift|
|A fast & lightweight XML & HTML parser in Swift with XPath & CSS support|
|Ji||819||81||4 years ago||10||October 17, 2017||8||mit||Swift|
|Ji (戟) is an XML/HTML parser for Swift|
|Hquery.php||342||1||2||a month ago||23||July 19, 2019||13||mit||PHP|
|An extremely fast web scraper that parses megabytes of invalid HTML in a blink of an eye. PHP5.3+, no dependencies.|
|Clj Tagsoup||157||3 years ago||3||January 12, 2021||11||other||Clojure|
|A HTML parser for Clojure.|
const cheerio = require('cheerio'); const $ = cheerio.load('<h2 class="title">Hello world</h2>'); $('h2.title').text('Hello there!'); $('h2').addClass('welcome'); $.html(); //=> <html><head></head><body><h2 class="title welcome">Hello there!</h2></body></html>
npm install cheerio
❤ Proven syntax: Cheerio implements a subset of core jQuery. Cheerio removes all the DOM inconsistencies and browser cruft from the jQuery library, revealing its truly gorgeous API.
ϟ Blazingly fast: Cheerio works with a very simple, consistent DOM model. As a result parsing, manipulating, and rendering are incredibly efficient.
❁ Incredibly flexible: Cheerio wraps around parse5 for parsing HTML and can optionally use the forgiving htmlparser2. Cheerio can parse nearly any HTML or XML document. Cheerio works in both browser and server environments.
First you need to load in the HTML. This step in jQuery is implicit, since jQuery operates on the one, baked-in DOM. With Cheerio, we need to pass in the HTML document.
// ES6 or TypeScript: import * as cheerio from 'cheerio'; // In other environments: const cheerio = require('cheerio'); const $ = cheerio.load('<ul id="fruits">...</ul>'); $.html(); //=> <html><head></head><body><ul id="fruits">...</ul></body></html>
Once you've loaded the HTML, you can use jQuery-style selectors to find elements within the document.
selector searches within the
context scope which searches within the
context can be a string expression, DOM Element, array
of DOM elements, or cheerio object.
root, if provided, is typically the HTML
This selector method is the starting point for traversing and manipulating the document. Like in jQuery, it's the primary method for selecting elements in the document.
$('.apple', '#fruits').text(); //=> Apple $('ul .pear').attr('class'); //=> pear $('li[class=orange]').html(); //=> Orange
When you're ready to render the document, you can call the
html method on the
$.root().html(); //=> <html> // <head></head> // <body> // <ul id="fruits"> // <li class="apple">Apple</li> // <li class="orange">Orange</li> // <li class="pear">Pear</li> // </ul> // </body> // </html>
If you want to render the
of a selection, you can use the
$('.pear').prop('outerHTML'); //=> <li class="pear">Pear</li>
You may also render the text content of a Cheerio object using the
const $ = cheerio.load('This is <em>content</em>.'); $('body').text(); //=> This is content.
Cheerio collections are made up of objects that bear some resemblance to browser-based DOM nodes. You can expect them to define the following properties:
This video tutorial is a follow-up to Nettut's "How to Scrape Web Pages with Node.js and jQuery", using cheerio instead of JSDOM + jQuery. This video shows how easy it is to use cheerio and how much faster cheerio is than JSDOM + jQuery.
Are you using cheerio in production? Add it to the wiki!
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Become a backer to show your support for Cheerio and help us maintain and improve this open source project.
This library stands on the shoulders of some incredible developers. A special thanks to:
• @fb55 for htmlparser2 & css-select: Felix has a knack for writing
speedy parsing engines. He completely re-wrote both @tautologistic's
node-htmlparser and @harry's
node-soupselect from the ground up, making both
of them much faster and more flexible. Cheerio would not be possible without his
• @jQuery team for jQuery: The core API is the best of its class and despite dealing with all the browser inconsistencies the code base is extremely clean and easy to follow. Much of cheerio's implementation and documentation is from jQuery. Thanks guys.
• @tj: The style, the structure, the open-source"-ness" of this library comes from studying TJ's style and using many of his libraries. This dude consistently pumps out high-quality libraries and has always been more than willing to help or answer questions. You rock TJ.