FUEL CMS User Guide : Version 1.4


Scraper Helper

Function Reference [+]

scrape_html('$url', [$post=array()], [$opts=array()])

Uses CURL to scrape the contents of a URL.

Returns

string

Parameters

(string) $url URL of page to scrape contents
(array) $post POST parameters to pass along in the request
(array) $opts An additional set of CURL options

scrape_dom('$url', ['$xpath_query'=NULL])

Returns a DOM object of a page or a result object if an XPath query was passed.

Returns

object

Parameters

(string) $url URL of page to scrape contents
(string) $xpath_query an XPath query to pass

is_valid_page('$url')

Uses CURL to determine if a page exists or not.

Returns

boolean

Parameters

(string) $url URL of page to check