Export Saved Reddit Posts
Exports saved and/or upvoted Reddit posts into a HTML file that is ready to be imported into Google Chrome. Sorts items into folders by subreddit.
- Python 3.x
- git (recommended)
First, make sure you have Python 3.x, pip, and git installed on your machine.
Run the following in your command prompt to install:
git clone https://github.com/csu/export-saved-reddit.git cd export-saved-reddit pip install -r requirements.txt
To install without git, download the source code from GitHub, extract the archive, and follow the steps above beginning from the second line.
Make a new Reddit app to get a
client idand a
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "create app"
- You can name the app anything (e.g. "export-saved"). Select the "script" option. Put anything for the redirect URI (e.g. https://christopher.su).
- After creating the app, the client id will appear under the app name while the client secret will be labeled "secret".
export-saved-redditfolder, rename the
AccountDetails.pyin a text editor and enter your Reddit username, password, client id, client secret within the corresponding quotation marks. Save and close the file.
Back in your shell, run
python export_saved.pyin the
export-saved-redditfolder. This will run the export, which will create
export-saved.csvfiles containing your data in the same folder.
usage: export_saved.py [-h] [-u USERNAME] [-p PASSWORD] [-id CLIENT_ID] [-s CLIENT_SECRET] [-v] [-up] [-all] [-V] Exports saved Reddit posts into a HTML file that is ready to be imported into Google Chrome or Firefox optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -u USERNAME, --username USERNAME pass in username as argument -p PASSWORD, --password PASSWORD pass in password as argument -id CLIENT_ID, --client-id CLIENT_ID pass in client id as argument -s CLIENT_SECRET, --client-secret CLIENT_SECRET pass in client secret as argument -v, --verbose increase output verbosity (deprecated; doesn't do anything now) -up, --upvoted get upvoted posts instead of saved posts -all, --all get upvoted, saved, comments and submissions -V, --version get program version.
To update the script to the latest version, enter the
export-saved-reddit folder in your shell/command prompt and enter the following:
If you have any questions or comments, please open an issue on GitHub.
If you would like to contribute, check out the project's open issues. Pull requests are welcome.