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Beautiful Soup | find_previous_sibling method

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In Beautiful Soup, the find_previous_sibling() method of a tag returns the next element under the same parent.

Examples

Consider the following HTML document:

my_html = """
   <div>
      <p>Alex</p>
      <p>Bob</p>
   </div>
"""
soup = BeautifulSoup(my_html)

Let's get the previous_sibling of <p>Bob</p>:

p_bob = soup.find("p")
p_bob.find_previous_sibling()
<p>Alex</p>

If the previous node does not exist, then a None is returned:

p_bob = soup.find("p")
p_bob.find_previous_sibling().find_previous_sibling()
None
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