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Deleting an attribute in Beautiful Soup

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To delete an attribute in Beautiful Soup, use the del keyword.

Example

Consider the following HTML document:

my_html = """
   <p age="25">Alex</p>
"""
soup = BeautifulSoup(my_html)

To delete the age attribute:

p_tag = soup.find("p")
del p_tag["age"]
print(p_tag)
<p>Alex</p>
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