Solved

Extract Body from HTML Page (PHP)

Posted on 2009-05-17
2
968 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
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>
0
Comment
Question by:interclubs
2 Comments
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Hube02 earned 500 total points
ID: 24408618
Give this a try:


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

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:gr8gonzo
ID: 24408981
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...
0

Featured Post

Live: Real-Time Solutions, Start Here

Receive instant 1:1 support from technology experts, using our real-time conversation and whiteboard interface. Your first 5 minutes are always free.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I imagine that there are some, like me, who require a way of getting currency exchange rates for implementation in web project from time to time, so I thought I would share a solution that I have developed for this purpose. It turns out that Yaho…
Since pre-biblical times, humans have sought ways to keep secrets, and share the secrets selectively.  This article explores the ways PHP can be used to hide and encrypt information.
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn how to count occurrences of each item in an array.

786 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question