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Extract Body from HTML Page (PHP)

I'm looking for a case insensitive regex to extract a body tag from a page. I want it to get return the entire opening body tag and anything in it, such as :
<body link="#000000">
<body some stuff here>
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interclubs
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interclubs
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Hube02Commented:
Give this a try:


$regex = '/<body[^>]*>/i';
 
preg_match($regex, $page_content, $matches);
 
echo $matches[0];

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gr8gonzoConsultantCommented:
If you're going to be parsing through the contents of the body at all, you may also want to check out this:

http://simplehtmldom.sourceforge.net/

It's pretty handy and I've found it far more reliable than regexes for pattern-matching HTML elements, extracting their attributes, etc...
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