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simple_html_dom: where to put it if i run a testsript?

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good day dear opensuse-experts,

running opensuse 42.3 - i look forward to the release of Version 15 wink.png



i just run some scripts that need the inclusion of simple_html_dom. i need to put this into the same folder, in which my testscript resides:

btw-, the projectpage looks like down : see http://simplehtmldom.sourceforge.net/manual.htm
include('simple_html_dom');

Project web is currently offline pending the final migration of its data to our new datacenter.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/simplehtmldom/

funny: i download it form Sourceforge:

But: what is pretty important: The php-extension (simple_html_dom) should be found by my testscript.

conditions:
It should probably include(simple_html_dom.php);

in other words: it's should be in the same folder as my testscript:

if not - then i would need to use the relative path to it.


So i have two options.

a- put the extension into the same folder as the testscript remains or
b- use the correct path


how to apply the option a - putting the extension to the same folder?

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I don't understand why you're asking how to put a file into a directory. It's not an extension. It's a PHP file. Possibly many files, I don't know.

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The Simple Html Dom class is just a single file. There is no reason you can't put it anywhere you want to put it. If this is just for a test script as you say, just put it into the same folder as your test script. However, if this was for a real application, then you would want to put it into an 'includes' folder - or some other folder that will hold dependent code for your application. If you are using a framework, that framework may have predetermined locations for such files.

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hello dear Requinix hello dear Psycho,

 

 

many many thanks for the quick reply - the issues i have had arised / and were shown here:

 

see this thread:

https://forums.phpfreaks.com/topic/306539-extract-values-of-attributes-of-elements-with-simple-html-dom-parser/
 

i just tried out this

<?php
 
include('simple_html_dom');
$url = 'https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-job-manager/';
$html = file_get_html($url);
$text = array();
foreach($html->find('DIV[class="widget plugin-meta"]') as $text) {
 $text[] = $text->plaintext;
}
print_r($headlines);

?>



with a quick try i ve gotten this back:
 

martin@linux-3645:~/dev/php> php p100.php

PHP Warning:  include(simple_html_dom): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/martin/dev/php/p100.php on line 4
PHP Warning:  include(): Failed opening 'simple_html_dom' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/share/php5:/usr/share/php5/PEAR') in /home/martin/dev/php/p100.php on line 4
PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function file_get_html() in /home/martin/dev/php/p100.php on line 6
martin@linux-3645:~/dev/php>


php can't find simple_html_dom  you're missing the php extension


It should probably be
 

include(simple_html_dom.php);

then if it's not in the same folder as your p100.php then you'll need to use the relative path to it.

 

sure thing - my fault;  ive forgotten to put the simple_html_dom into place....

 

 

greetings
 

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