Solution: Get HTTP Status (Python 2.7 only)

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Fetch url + Do the HTTP get request + Check for HTTP codes other than 200 + # Decode the JSON response into a dictionary and use the data
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import requests

# Set the request parameters
url = 'https://www.google.com'

# Fetch url
print("Fetching url..")

# Do the HTTP get request
response = requests.get(url, verify=True) #Verify is check SSL certificate

# Error handling

# Check for HTTP codes other than 200
if response.status_code != 200:
   print('Status:', response.status_code, 'Problem with the request. Exiting.')
#exit()

# Decode the JSON response into a dictionary and use the data

data = response.json()

visitors = data[0]['dates'][0]['items'][0]['value']

print('Visitors today:'), visitors

on December 10th, 2018 (9:10 pm)
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