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#1 edawg

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 12:41 AM

Hi, im brand new to php, learning as much as I can, my question is.....

Is there a way I can use php to access another sites content, and return it back to my site, almost like a search of an external site
for a specific thing, and if its found, then the results are returned to me which will enable me to edit it, or just be able to show it?.

Thanks for your time :)

#2 .josh

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 12:47 AM

file_get_contents() and some regexing will do the trick
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Posted 20 October 2006 - 01:03 PM

you also probably want to do a google search on screen scraping to get all the content of another site.
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Posted 20 October 2006 - 08:10 PM

thats great!!!!, thank you very much guys!!!!. will start looking into it. :)

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