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XML file grabbing

Discussion in 'PHP' started by kusadasi-guy, Nov 8, 2004.

  1. #1
    Hi all;

    is there a way to grabbing an xml file from another website? not item by item but all the complete file?
    SEMrush
     
    kusadasi-guy, Nov 8, 2004 IP
    SEMrush
  2. dejaone

    dejaone Well-Known Member

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    I believe you can if you know the url of the XML file. Open it in browser and save it.
     
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  3. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Overlord of no one Staff

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    #3
    Easiest way:
    $file = file_get_contents('http://forums.digitalpoint.com/external.php');
    PHP:
    With the URL being the URL of the XML file of course.
     
    digitalpoint, Nov 8, 2004 IP
  4. kusadasi-guy

    kusadasi-guy Peon

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    #4
    <?php  
    $xml = file_get_contents('http://forums.digitalpoint.com/external.php');
    echo ($xml);
     ?>
    PHP:
    Whats wrong with this ? it doesnt work properly :confused:
     
    kusadasi-guy, Nov 8, 2004 IP
  5. THT

    THT Peon

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    shawn, whats get_file_contents like for speed compared to using the curl functions?
     
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    digitalpoint Overlord of no one Staff

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    #6
    They both are pretty instant for me.

    kusadasi - You getting any error?
     
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  7. THT

    THT Peon

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    ok, ill ivestigate myself
     
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  8. kusadasi-guy

    kusadasi-guy Peon

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    digitalpoint Overlord of no one Staff

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    #9
    Looks like XML to me... look at the source.
     
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  10. kusadasi-guy

    kusadasi-guy Peon

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    #10
    Yes, source code is xml but file type is not xml, that why i cant see it as xml. How can i do that file a xml file?

    BUT;

    header('Content-type: application/xml', true);
    PHP:

    i added this but the document is now an XML document.

    Thanks for all your helps ;)
     
    kusadasi-guy, Nov 8, 2004 IP