How can I download $x (a url) via PHP?

Eg. $x = '';

I want the PHP script to download it and save it in the folder /uploads/

How can I do that?
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$wh = fopen( "uploads/2.jpg", "wb" ) ;
fwrite( $wh, file_get_contents( "'" ) ) ;
fclose( $wh ) ;

*should* do it...

I'm no PHP expert though :-(


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That looks pretty good Tim, just that extra single quote at the end. The fwrite line should be:
fwrite( $wh, file_get_contents( "" ) ) ;

I tested it and it does work.  Don't underestimate urself Tim =)
Joe P
Course it could be:
$x = '';
fwrite( $wh, file_get_contents($x) ) ;

I'm guessing that is where the single quote came from, on a copy paste =)
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