mech-dump - Man Page

Dumps information about a web page


version 2.06


mech-dump [options] [file|url]


    --headers              Dump HTTP response headers
    --forms                Dump table of forms (default action)
    --links                Dump table of links
    --images               Dump table of images
    --all                  Dump all four of the above, in that order

    --text                 Dumps the textual part of the web page

    --user=user            Set the username
    --password=pass        Set the password
    --cookie-file=filename Set the filename to use for persistent cookies

    --agent=agent          Specify the UserAgent to pass
                           Specify the alias for the UserAgent to pass.
                           Pick one of:
                               * Windows IE 6
                               * Windows Mozilla
                               * Mac Safari
                               * Mac Mozilla
                               * Linux Mozilla
                               * Linux Konqueror

    --absolute             Show URLs as absolute, even if relative in the page
    --help                 Show this message

The order of the options specified is relevant.  Repeated options get repeated dumps.

Proxy settings are specified through the environment (e.g. http_proxy= See LWP::UserAgent for details.

See Also



Andy Lester <andy at>


2022-01-21 perl v5.34.0 User Contributed Perl Documentation