Chapter 4. Navigation Using Beautiful Soup
In Chapter 3, Search Using Beautiful Soup, we saw how to apply searching methods to search tags, texts, and more in an HTML document. Beautiful Soup does much more than just searching. Beautiful Soup can also be used to navigate through the HTML/XML document. Beautiful Soup comes with attributes to help in the case of navigation. We can find the same information up to some level using the searching methods, but in some cases due to the structure of the page, we have to combine both searching and navigation mechanisms to get the desired result. Navigation techniques come in handy in those cases. In this chapter, we will get into navigation using Beautiful Soup in detail.