class zyte_common_items.ZyteItemAdapter(item: Any)

Wrap an item to interact with its content as if it was a dictionary.

It can be configured into itemadapter to improve interaction with items for itemadapter users like Scrapy.

In extends AttrsAdapter with the following features:

  • Allows interaction and serialization of fields from _unknown_fields_dict as if they were regular item fields.

  • Removes keys with empty values from the output of ItemAdapter.asdict(), for a cleaner output.

class zyte_common_items.ZyteItemKeepEmptyAdapter(item: Any)

Similar to ZyteItemAdapter but doesn’t remove empty values.

It is intended to be used in tests and other use cases where it’s important to differentiate between empty and missing fields.