Pafy – Getting Views Count of the Video
In this article we will see how we can get the view counts of the given youtube video in pafy. Pafy is a python library to download YouTube content and retrieve metadata. Pafy object is the object which contains all the information about the given video. View counts is basically the number of views the video has, view count represents the how large the video audience is.
We can get the pafy object with the help of
new method, below is the command to get the pafy object for given video
video = pafy.new(url)
The video url should exist on youtube as it get the information of those videos which are present on the youtube. YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform.
In order to do this we use
viewcount attribute with the pafy object of video
Syntax : video.viewcount
Argument : It takes no argument
Return : It returns integer
Below is the implementation
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