Google Safe Browsing API: The Safe Browsing API is an experimental API that allows client applications to check URLs against Google's constantly-updated blacklists of suspected phishing and malware pages. Your client application can use the API to download an encrypted table for local, client-side lookups of URLs.
This page contains information about getting started with the Google Safe Browsing API using the Google API Client Library for Python. In addition, you may be interested in the following documentation:
- Browse the PyDoc reference for the Google Safe Browsing API.
- Read the Developer's guide for the Google API Client Library for Python.
- Interact with this API in your browser using the APIs Explorer for the Google Safe Browsing API.
- Mac OS X
- Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.3, or 3.4
Installing the client library
You can either use a package manager or download and install the Python client library manually:
Use pip or setuptools to manage your installation (you might
need to run
- pip (preferred):
$ pip install --upgrade google-api-python-client
easy_installtool included in the setuptools package:
$ easy_install --upgrade google-api-python-client
Download the latest client
library for Python, unpack the code, and run
python setup.py install