Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

phpGetURL ( theURL )

Get data from the web

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Mark DeNyse   Mark DeNyse - Show more from this author
Driftwood Interactive
http://DriftwoodInteractive.com

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  Sample input:
phpGetURL("http://www.google.com")
  Sample output:
(contents of the data from the specified URL)

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Returns the data from the specified URL.

Requires the SmartPill PHP plug-in from Scodigo.

 

Comments

Peter Hayman   Peter Hayman, Raleigh
Oct 11, 2010
I get an error on PHP_Execute(phpCode). Function cannot be found.
 
Mark DeNyse   Mark DeNyse, Driftwood Interactive
Oct 11, 2010
Peter,

Are you sure you have the SmartPill plug-in installed?

Check your Preferences dialog -> Plug-Ins tab to verify that one of "PHP", "PHP_Intel", "PHP_68k" is listed.
 
Peter Hayman   Peter Hayman, Raleigh
Oct 11, 2010
Thanks, Mark for the quick response. We don't have it. Looks like I would need to purchase the plugin from SmartPill.

I'll look into it.

Thanks again,
Peter
 

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