Python Client for Web Risk API (Alpha)#

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Note: Cloud Web Risk is not yet publicly available. You must be whitelisted in order to gain access. See Setting up the Web Risk API in the product documentation for a link to the sign-up form.

Web Risk API:

Quick Start#

In order to use this library, you first need to go through the following steps:

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.
  2. Enable billing for your project.
  3. Enable the Web Risk API.
  4. Setup Authentication.


Install this library in a virtualenv using pip. virtualenv is a tool to create isolated Python environments. The basic problem it addresses is one of dependencies and versions, and indirectly permissions.

With virtualenv, it’s possible to install this library without needing system install permissions, and without clashing with the installed system dependencies.


pip install virtualenv
virtualenv <your-env>
source <your-env>/bin/activate
<your-env>/bin/pip install google-cloud-webrisk


pip install virtualenv
virtualenv <your-env>
<your-env>\Scripts\pip.exe install google-cloud-webrisk

Next Steps#