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#1 gvanto

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 03:00 PM

I was wondering how one can query a (search) script from within my own php script.

For example, if I want to check whether www.mydomain.com is available, can I somehow query namecheap.com (or godaddy or whatever) 's  /search.php form, and get the result? (and parse it to get an either yes/no answer)

I am fairly sure this is possible as I've seen it done but cant remember where - would like to know how though  ;D

Any help much appreciated!
Gerry php-newbie

#2 GingerRobot

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 03:02 PM

I think you need to use cURL for this. Just dont ask me how to use it :P

#3 gvanto

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 07:50 AM

OK kool thanks will look into it.

Gerry




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