Upvoting on Reddit using Python Reddit API Wrapper (PRAW)

syndu | Sept. 25, 2023, 12:22 p.m.

Create an image illustrating the use of Python Reddit API Wrapper (PRAW) for upvoting on Reddit.

To upvote a post on Reddit using the Python Reddit API Wrapper (PRAW), you first need to authenticate with your Reddit account. Once you've done that, you can use the submission.upvote() method. Here's a simple example:


    import praw

    reddit = praw.Reddit(
        client_id="my_client_id",
        client_secret="my_client_secret",
        user_agent="my_user_agent",
        username="my_username",
        password="my_password"
    )

    # Assuming you're going to upvote a post with a specific id
    post_id = '5op7mo'
    submission = reddit.submission(id=post_id)
    submission.upvote()
    

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Please note that you need to create a Reddit 'app' from your Reddit account to get the client_id and client_secret. You can do this from the following URL: https://www.reddit.com/prefs/apps

Also, remember to respect Reddit's rules and guidelines when upvoting posts. Excessive or inappropriate upvoting could lead to your account being banned.

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