Create PDF Files – Step-by-Step Guide
- Add Files
- Install Requests Module
- Your API Key
- HTML Template and Destination File Name
- Run Program
In this demonstration, we will show you the best way to create PDF files in Python. We will use this
/v1/pdf/convert/from/html endpoint. Below is the sample template and the created PDF file.
Step 1: Add Files
First, add your files to the Python program folder. You can download our sample file and python code here.
Step 2: Install Requests Module
Next, if you haven’t yet. Then, install the requests module by typing the
python -m pip install requests and hit enter to install the pip requests.
Step 3: Your API Key
Now, let’s add your PDF.co API Key in line 7. You can get the API Key in your PDF.co dashboard.
Step 4: HTML Template and Destination File Name
In lines 13 and 18, enter the template name and the PDF output name.
Step 5: Run Program
We are now ready to run the Python program and check on your folder to see the result.
Step 6: Demo
Here’s the HTML to PDF Web API in action.
In this tutorial, you learned the best way to create PDF files in Python. You also witnessed how to use the HTML to PDF Web API to create PDF files. Lastly, you learned how to install the requests module.
This is just one example of the many tasks you can do quicker and easier in Python with the help of PDF.co Web API. It includes generating PDFs with barcodes and converting emails to PDFs.
If you want to learn more about the things we discussed in this tutorial, we suggest that you watch the video below as well.