UnicodeEncodeError: 'charmap' codec can't encode characters

I'm trying to scrape a website, but it gives me an error.

I'm using the following code:

    import urllib.request
    from bs4 import BeautifulSoup

    get = urllib.request.urlopen("https://www.website.com/")
    html = get.read()

    soup = BeautifulSoup(html)

    print(soup)

And I'm getting the following error:

    File "C:\Python34\lib\encodings\cp1252.py", line 19, in encode
        return codecs.charmap_encode(input,self.errors,encoding_table)[0]
    UnicodeEncodeError: 'charmap' codec can't encode characters in position 70924-70950: character maps to <undefined>

What can I do to fix this?

I fixed it by adding .encode("utf-8") to soup.

That means that print(soup) becomes print(soup.encode("utf-8")).

From: stackoverflow.com/q/27092833

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