How to modify the "Fopen" to use "CURL"

I have a peice of code that utilizes Fopen to import RSS news feeds onto my website.
I switch my hosting from Yahoo to GoDaddy.
GoDaddy does not support Fopen, they instead recommend I use CURL to import the page.

How can I rewrite this code to utililze CURL?

Here is the error "Warning: fopen(): URL file-access is disabled in the server configuration in /home/content/n/e/t/netwrkengeertd/html/free/attraction/inc/rss.inc on line 81

Warning: fopen(http://news.google.com/news?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-22,GGLG:en&q=Attraction&output=rss): failed to open stream: no suitable wrapper could be found in /home/content/n/e/t/html/free/inc/rss.inc on line 81
could not open XML input"
}
 
$xml_parser = xml_parser_create();
xml_set_element_handler($xml_parser, "startElement", "endElement");
xml_set_character_data_handler($xml_parser, "characterData");
if (!($fp = fopen($file, "r"))) {
	die("could not open XML input");
}
 
while ($data = fread($fp, 4096)) {
	if (!xml_parse($xml_parser, $data, feof($fp))) {
		die(sprintf("XML error: %s at line %d",
					xml_error_string(xml_get_error_code($xml_parser)),
					xml_get_current_line_number($xml_parser)));
	}
}
xml_parser_free($xml_parser);
 
// output HTML
// print ("<div class=\"channelname\">" . $rss_channel["TITLE"] . "</div>");

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hernst42Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Would go like this (untested):
$ch = curl_init("http://news.google.com/news?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-22,GGLG:en&q=Attraction&output=rss)");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURN_TRANSFER, 1);
$data = curl_exec($ch);
 
if (!xml_parse($xml_parser, $data, true)) {
                die(sprintf("XML error: %s at line %d",
                                        xml_error_string(xml_get_error_code($xml_parser)),
                                        xml_get_current_line_number($xml_parser)));
        }
xml_parser_free($xml_parser);

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marcumAuthor Commented:
great I will test it.
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marcumAuthor Commented:
I'm having a hard time integrating this section, here is the entire script, where what would I change?

Thanks
<?php
 
/*
Created by Global Syndication's RSS Parser
http://www.globalsyndication.com/rss-parser
*/
 
set_time_limit(0);
 
$file = "http://news.google.com/news?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-22,GGLG:en&q=Attraction&output=rss";
 
$rss_channel = array();
$currently_writing = "";
$main = "";
$item_counter = 0;
 
function startElement($parser, $name, $attrs) {
   	global $rss_channel, $currently_writing, $main;
   	switch($name) {
   		case "RSS":
   		case "RDF:RDF":
   		case "ITEMS":
   			$currently_writing = "";
   			break;
   		case "CHANNEL":
   			$main = "CHANNEL";
   			break;
   		case "IMAGE":
   			$main = "IMAGE";
   			$rss_channel["IMAGE"] = array();
   			break;
   		case "ITEM":
   			$main = "ITEMS";
   			break;
   		default:
   			$currently_writing = $name;
   			break;
   	}
}
 
function endElement($parser, $name) {
   	global $rss_channel, $currently_writing, $item_counter;
   	$currently_writing = "";
   	if ($name == "ITEM") {
   		$item_counter++;
   	}
}
 
function characterData($parser, $data) {
	global $rss_channel, $currently_writing, $main, $item_counter;
	if ($currently_writing != "") {
		switch($main) {
			case "CHANNEL":
				if (isset($rss_channel[$currently_writing])) {
					$rss_channel[$currently_writing] .= $data;
				} else {
					$rss_channel[$currently_writing] = $data;
				}
				break;
			case "IMAGE":
				if (isset($rss_channel[$main][$currently_writing])) {
					$rss_channel[$main][$currently_writing] .= $data;
				} else {
					$rss_channel[$main][$currently_writing] = $data;
				}
				break;
			case "ITEMS":
				if (isset($rss_channel[$main][$item_counter][$currently_writing])) {
					$rss_channel[$main][$item_counter][$currently_writing] .= $data;
				} else {
					$rss_channel[$main][$item_counter][$currently_writing] = $data;
				}
				break;
		}
	}
}
 
$xml_parser = xml_parser_create();
xml_set_element_handler($xml_parser, "startElement", "endElement");
xml_set_character_data_handler($xml_parser, "characterData");
if (!($fp = Fopen($file, "r"))) {
	die("could not open XML input");
}
 
while ($data = fread($fp, 4096)) {
	if (!xml_parse($xml_parser, $data, feof($fp))) {
		die(sprintf("XML error: %s at line %d",
					xml_error_string(xml_get_error_code($xml_parser)),
					xml_get_current_line_number($xml_parser)));
	}
}
xml_parser_free($xml_parser);
 
// output HTML
// print ("<div class=\"channelname\">" . $rss_channel["TITLE"] . "</div>"); 
 
if (isset($rss_channel["ITEMS"])) {
	if (count($rss_channel["ITEMS"]) > 0) {
		for($i = 0;$i < count($rss_channel["ITEMS"]);$i++) {
			if (isset($rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["LINK"])) {
			print ("\n<div class=\"itemtitle\"><a href=\"" . "go.php?url=" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["LINK"] . "\">" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["TITLE"] . "</a></div>");
			} else {
			print ("\n<div class=\"itemtitle\">" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["TITLE"] . "</div>");
			}
			 print ("<div class=\"itemdescription\">" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["DESCRIPTION"] . "</div><br />"); 		}
	} else {
		print ("<b>There are no articles in this feed.</b>");
	}
}
 
?>

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hernst42Commented:
replace lin6 - 17 with my posted ocde
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marcumAuthor Commented:
Here is how I intergrated it. and here is the error..

302 MovedThe document has moved here. XML error: syntax error at line 1

However the resource is not moved I can access it manually.
<?php
 
/*
Created by Global Syndication's RSS Parser
http://www.globalsyndication.com/rss-parser
*/
 
set_time_limit(0);
 
$file = "http://news.google.com/news?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-22,GGLG:en&q=Attraction&output=rss";
 
$rss_channel = array();
$currently_writing = "";
$main = "";
$item_counter = 0;
 
function startElement($parser, $name, $attrs) {
   	global $rss_channel, $currently_writing, $main;
   	switch($name) {
   		case "RSS":
   		case "RDF:RDF":
   		case "ITEMS":
   			$currently_writing = "";
   			break;
   		case "CHANNEL":
   			$main = "CHANNEL";
   			break;
   		case "IMAGE":
   			$main = "IMAGE";
   			$rss_channel["IMAGE"] = array();
   			break;
   		case "ITEM":
   			$main = "ITEMS";
   			break;
   		default:
   			$currently_writing = $name;
   			break;
   	}
}
 
function endElement($parser, $name) {
   	global $rss_channel, $currently_writing, $item_counter;
   	$currently_writing = "";
   	if ($name == "ITEM") {
   		$item_counter++;
   	}
}
 
function characterData($parser, $data) {
	global $rss_channel, $currently_writing, $main, $item_counter;
	if ($currently_writing != "") {
		switch($main) {
			case "CHANNEL":
				if (isset($rss_channel[$currently_writing])) {
					$rss_channel[$currently_writing] .= $data;
				} else {
					$rss_channel[$currently_writing] = $data;
				}
				break;
			case "IMAGE":
				if (isset($rss_channel[$main][$currently_writing])) {
					$rss_channel[$main][$currently_writing] .= $data;
				} else {
					$rss_channel[$main][$currently_writing] = $data;
				}
				break;
			case "ITEMS":
				if (isset($rss_channel[$main][$item_counter][$currently_writing])) {
					$rss_channel[$main][$item_counter][$currently_writing] .= $data;
				} else {
					$rss_channel[$main][$item_counter][$currently_writing] = $data;
				}
				break;
		}
	}
}
 
$xml_parser = xml_parser_create();
xml_set_element_handler($xml_parser, "startElement", "endElement");
xml_set_character_data_handler($xml_parser, "characterData");
$fp = curl_init("$file");
curl_setopt($fp, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
curl_setopt($fp, CURLOPT_RETURN_TRANSFER, 1);
$data = curl_exec($fp);
 
if (!xml_parse($xml_parser, $data, true)) {
                die(sprintf("XML error: %s at line %d",
                                        xml_error_string(xml_get_error_code($xml_parser)),
                                        xml_get_current_line_number($xml_parser)));
        }
xml_parser_free($xml_parser); 
 
 
// output HTML
// print ("<div class=\"channelname\">" . $rss_channel["TITLE"] . "</div>"); 
 
if (isset($rss_channel["ITEMS"])) {
	if (count($rss_channel["ITEMS"]) > 0) {
		for($i = 0;$i < count($rss_channel["ITEMS"]);$i++) {
			if (isset($rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["LINK"])) {
			print ("\n<div class=\"itemtitle\"><a href=\"" . "go.php?url=" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["LINK"] . "\">" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["TITLE"] . "</a></div>");
			} else {
			print ("\n<div class=\"itemtitle\">" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["TITLE"] . "</div>");
			}
			 print ("<div class=\"itemdescription\">" . $rss_channel["ITEMS"][$i]["DESCRIPTION"] . "</div><br />"); 		}
	} else {
		print ("<b>There are no articles in this feed.</b>");
	}
}
 
?>

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marcumAuthor Commented:
OK so the problem is that google is not allowing the request. Here is the error..

Google  Error  
We're sorry...
... but your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application. To protect our users, we can't process your request right now.

Is there anyway around this?
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marcumAuthor Commented:
Great job and fast answer
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