9gag

Download 9GAG posts and comments

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9gag

A Node.js package to download 9GAG posts and comments.

It can be used as a module to scrap memes or as a command line application to save data to a local folder and generate an HTML file for offline use.

Node.js 8 or above required due to Async/Await usage.

Install

npm install 9gag

Examples

CLI

9gag <post_count> [<folder> default:output] [<section> default:hot] [<comment_count> default:0]
9gag 10
9gag 20 output trending 3

Testing

# unit
npm run test:unit
# unit + integration
npm test

Scrap posts and comments with images

const NineGag = require('9gag');
const Scraper = NineGag.Scraper;
const Downloader = NineGag.Downloader;

async function memes() {
    try {
        // number of posts, section and number of comments
        // can pass a custom http client as the last Scraper argument
        const scraper = new Scraper(10, 'hot', 3);
        const posts = await scraper.scrap();
        posts.forEach(p => console.log(`${p.title} -> ${p.content} -> ${p.comments.map(c => c.content)[0]}`));
        await new Downloader('output').downloadPosts(posts);
    }
    catch (err) {
        console.error(err);
    }
}

memes();

HTML output

demo

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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