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There is a certain error that you might be getting when you are testing a website on your local machine that might be a bit confusing. The error is: “TypeError: load() missing 1 required positional argument: ‘Loader’” This blog might help you solve the error. Keep scrolling down to learn more.
Why dose this problem occur?
When trying to do a regular import in Google Colab becuase it import worked up until now. and you think it that might be a problem with Google Colab or some basic utility package that has been updated
Here the detail code:
import plotly.express as px
import pingouin as pg
The, you face the following wanring message:
TypeError: load() missing 1 required positional argument: 'Loader'
How To Solve The Error “TypeError: load() missing 1 required positional argument: ‘Loader’”?
Approach 1: Instead of load(), utilize safe_load()
This error indicates that the load() function is needed, with the param loader=Loader. As a result, instead of load(), you should utilize safe_load().
Approach 2: Pyyaml version should be downgraded.
The newest version of pyyaml, version 6.0, is incompatible with the way Google Colab imports packages at the moment. Simply downgrade your pyyaml version to 5.4.1, which is applicable to the present Google Colab import method, and your problem will be resolved. Downgrade pyyaml with the following command:
!pip install pyyaml==5.4.1
The error “TypeError: load() missing 1 required positional argument: ‘Loader’” is a confusing error message. We hope this blog has helped clear the air around what this error message means and how to solve it.
If you have more questions about this issue, please leave a comment below. Thank you for reading; we are always excited when one of our posts can provide useful information on a topic like this!