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WP Web Scraper

An easy to implement web scraper for WordPress. Display realtime data from any websites directly into your posts, pages or sidebar.

3.5

  • Bug fix: Post request
  • Bug fix: gt, lt arguments

3.4

  • Added scrap importer
  • replace_query and replace_with now accepted specially formatted array arguments

3.3

  • Basehref bug fix

3.2

  • Documentation website change

3.1

  • Bug fix: Minor bug fixes.

3.0

  • Enhancement: Complete code rewrite, uses PHP DOM directly for faster processing
  • Enhancement: Sandbox to test and debug
  • Deprecation: Dropped removetags
  • Changes: Changes in arguments

2.8

  • Enhancement: Migrated caching to the Transients API.
  • Enhancement: Clear and find / replace now supports selectors.
  • Enhancement: Cleaner code - faster processing.
  • Enhancement: More debugging data including processing time.
  • Deprecation: Modules are deprecated in support of callback functions.

2.7

  • Enhancement: Added callback for flexible as well as advanced parsing.
  • Bug fix: Fixed the issue of usage within widget.

2.6

  • Enhancement: Added removetags to remove certain tags and content from scrap.
  • Bug fix: Retains http-cache and modules on upgrade.

2.5

  • Bug fix: Patched a major security issue related to useragent string settings.

2.4

  • Bug fix: Added xpathdecode to handle complex xpath queries in shortcode.

2.3

  • Enhancement: Added support for xpaths.
  • Enhancement: Uses builtin WP_HTTP classes instead of raw cURL or Fopen.
  • Enhancement: Complete overhaul of code, architecture and documentation.
  • Enhancement: Reversed to filebased cache instead of MySQL tables.

2.2

  • Enhancement: Introduction of special variable ___QUERY_STRING___ for dynamic URLs.
  • Enhancement: Upgraded the underlying phpQuery library to single file version.

2.1

  • Enhancement: Option to turn off the debug information displayed as html comment.

2.0

  • Milestone release: Complete overhaul of code, architecture and documentation.
  • Bug fix: Multiple bug fixes addressed.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.7
Last Updated: 2015-3-30
Active Installs: 3,000+

Ratings

4.4 out of 5 stars

Support

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