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import praw
import csv
import datetime
# Create an app: https://www.reddit.com/prefs/apps
# Use http://localhost:8080 as redirect uri
username = ""
password = ""
clientid = ""
clientsecret = ""
def writeheaders():
f.writerow(["Number","Keyword","Title","Score","Comments","URL","Domain","Permalink","ID","Subreddit","CreatedDate"])
def writefields():
f.writerow([startNum, search.strip(), submission.title,
submission.score, submission.num_comments,
submission.url, submission.domain, submission.permalink, submission.id,
submission.subreddit, datetime.datetime.utcfromtimestamp(submission.created).strftime('%m-%d-%Y')])
reddit = praw.Reddit(client_id=clientid,
client_secret=clientsecret,
password=password,
user_agent='Reddit search data extractor by /u/' + username + '',
username=username)
print("Authentication for " + str(reddit.user.me()) + " is verified. Proceeding.\r\n")
outfilename = input("Enter a CSV filename to output the data to (e.g., reddit-data.csv)\r\n")
search = input("Enter a search (e.g., 'how do you') or multiple searches delimited with commas:\r\n")
sortsub = input("How do you want to sort results? Enter relevance, hot, top, new, or comments.\r\n")
filtersub = input("Do you want to restrict to a certain subreddit? Enter 'Yes' or 'No'.\r\n")
search_list = search.split(',')
if(filtersub.lower()=="yes"):
subreddit = input("Enter the subreddit names delimited with commas (i.e., BigSEO):\r\n")
subreddit_list = subreddit.split(',')
file = open(outfilename, "w+", newline="\n", encoding="utf-8")
f = csv.writer(file)
writeheaders()
for subs in subreddit_list:
for search in search_list:
startNum = 0
for submission in reddit.subreddit(subs.strip()).search(search, sort=sortsub):
startNum += 1
writefields()
print("Writing out posts results for the search '" + search.strip() + "' in 'r/" + subs.strip() + "'\r\n")
file.close
else:
file = open(outfilename, "w+", newline="\n", encoding="utf-8")
f = csv.writer(file)
writeheaders()
for search in search_list:
startNum = 0
for submission in reddit.subreddit('all').search(search.lower(), sort=sortsub):
startNum += 1
writefields()
print("Writing out posts results for the search '" + search.strip() + "' in 'r/all'\r\n")
file.close
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