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problem is this page have many iframes and ads and i want to get only small part of this page viewed 1,204 times
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i know about simple html dom but the parts i want to get doesn't have id or any thing to distinguish – extract it?
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yes i need to be more specific to get the iframe or script that has certain word on it only how to do this –
user2338253 May 8 '13 at 8:43

Change it to #(<iframe.*myspecificword.*/iframe>)#i once you figured it out. –

Niels Keurentjes May 8 '13 at 8:45

i use the following code to get and echo the whole source code : ` $html = file_get_contents($url); echo
$html; ?>` how to add your code to instead of echo the whole source only echo the selected iframe –
user2338253 May 8 '13 at 8:55

Just change $code to $html in my sample and inspect the var_dump output to select the correct
array element by index. – Niels Keurentjes May 8 '13 at 8:57

what do you mean by the last part of your comment plz use simple terms – user2338253 May 8 '13 at

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You can load your HTML with DOMDocument::loadHTML(), then search it using
DOMXpath::query(). A valid pattern could be //iframe or //script . More information on
0 such XPath search patterns can be found at the Mozilla Developer Network.

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good idea but the page have many //iframe and //script how to select the one i need? – user2338253
May 8 '13 at 8:38

1 @user2338253 you're asking us a question you should answer. We don't know your criteria on
selecting which one you need, so we can't help you with that until you specify it. – Niels Keurentjes May
8 '13 at 8:40

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