In Python, you can add an item to a list by using the list.append(), list.insert() or list.extend() methods. The list.append() method appends an element to the end of the list. The list.insert() method inserts an element at the specified index (position). Indexing starts from zero, and a negative index of -1 means that the element will be added to the index starting from the end of the list. If you want to concatenate multiple lists, use the "+" operator. You can add elements of different types to the list (numbers, strings, etc.). In this Python List Append Example, we use the list.append() method to add an item to the end of the list. Additional examples of adding items to the list are provided below with detailed descriptions. Click Execute to run the Python List Append Example online and see the result.
Python Lists are data structures that contain a disordered sequence of elements. Elements of lists can be of various types, including int, float, string, a custom class, and even another list. Python lists are mutable, meaning they can be modified by adding elements, removing them, or sorting. Adding or removing items from the list will change the size of the list, which is not fixed. To create a list and initialize it with values, you can enclose them in square brackets, separated by commas.