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Copying pages from other web sites

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#1 ditusade

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 06:12 AM

Just wanted to know if anyone knows how to extract data on other web sites as and when they get refreshed using PHP or other tools.
E.g If I want to capture all new posting on a particular forum/feedback page and wanted to format the data for my purpose.
Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated

#2 .josh

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 07:48 AM

to get the contents of another webpage somewhere else:

$content = file_get_contents('http://www.blah.com');

then you will need to use something like preg_match to search $content for what you are looking for.

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