jsoup - Loading from URL


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Following example will showcase fetching an HTML from the web using a url and then find its data.

Syntax

String url = "http://www.google.com";
Document document = Jsoup.connect(url).get();

Where

  • document - document object represents the HTML DOM.

  • Jsoup - main class to connect the url and get the HTML String.

  • url - url of the html page to load.

Description

The connect(url) method makes a connection to the url and get() method return the html of the requested url.

Example

Create the following java program using any editor of your choice in say C:/> jsoup.

JsoupTester.java

import java.io.IOException;

import org.jsoup.Jsoup;
import org.jsoup.nodes.Document;

public class JsoupTester {
   public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
      String url = "http://www.google.com";
      Document document = Jsoup.connect(url).get();
      System.out.println(document.title());
   }
}

Verify the result

Compile the class using javac compiler as follows:

C:\jsoup>javac JsoupTester.java

Now run the JsoupTester to see the result.

C:\jsoup>java JsoupTester

See the result.

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