data retrieval from websites

  • Status Closed
  • Budget $8 - $15 USD / hour
  • Total Bids 22

Project Description

Run a php script on a webserver using the method: 'file_get_contents'.

This php script retrieves data from different websites.

Run this script with a cron job.

Check with a mysql database table, if a website was already retrieved.

Write output of the script to a file on the webserver using fopen, fwrite and fclose.

Grant job author access to output files for downloading.

Domain name and webhosting should be provided by the person executing the job.

Know-How required:

- PHP programming know-how required, but not on an expert level.

- Webserver administration, Cron job, mysql know-how required.

- PHP programming already done, slight adaptions might be needed.

- No crawling know how necessary.

If you do a good job, this could be a permanent job.

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