Create PDF Files – Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Add Files
  2. Install Requests Module
  3. Your API Key
  4. HTML Template and Destination File Name
  5. Run Program
  6. Demo

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.

Sample Template and PDF Files
Sample Template and PDF Files

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 hitting 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.

PDF.co API Key

Step 4: HTML Template and Destination File Name

In lines 13 and 18, enter the template name and the PDF output name.

HTML Template and PDF Output

Step 5: Run Program

We are now ready to run the Python program and check on your folder to see the result.

Run Python Program

Step 6: Demo

Here’s the HTML to PDF Web API in action.

PDF.co HTML to PDF in Python
PDF.co HTML to PDF in Python

In this tutorial, you learned the best way to create PDF files in Python. You learned how to use the HTML to PDF Web API to create PDF files. You also learned how to install the requests module.

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