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NAME

urlwatch - monitors webpages for you

SYNOPSIS

urlwatch [options]

DESCRIPTION

urlwatch is intended to help you watch changes in webpages and get notified (via e-mail, in your terminal or through various third party services) of any changes. The change notification will include the URL that has changed and a unified diff of what has changed.

optional arguments:
-h
, --help

show this help message and exit

--version

show program’s version number and exit

-v, --verbose

show debug output

files and directories:
--urls
FILE

read job list (URLs) from FILE

--config FILE

read configuration from FILE

--hooks FILE

use FILE as hooks.py module

--cache FILE

use FILE as cache database

Authentication:
--smtp-login

Enter password for SMTP (store in keyring)

--telegram-chats

List telegram chats the bot is joined to

--test-slack

Send a test notification to Slack

job list management:

--list

list jobs

--add JOB

add job (key1=value1,key2=value2,...)

--delete JOB

delete job by location or index

--test-filter JOB

test filter output of job by location or index

interactive commands ($EDITOR/$VISUAL):

--edit

edit URL/job list

--edit-config

edit configuration file

--edit-hooks

edit hooks script

miscellaneous:
--features

list supported jobs/filters/reporters

--gc-cache

remove old cache entries

FILES

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/urlwatch/urls.yaml

A list of URLs, commands and other jobs to watch

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/urlwatch/hooks.py

A Python module that can implement new job types, filters and reporters

$XDG_CACHE_HOME/urlwatch/cache.db

A SQLite 3 database that contains the state history of jobs (for diffing)

AUTHOR

Thomas Perl <thp.io/about>

WEBSITE

https://thp.io/2008/urlwatch/

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