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troubleshooting Question

Need to parse value from PHP Array

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nainilFlag for United States of America asked on
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When I use the code mentioned below it returns the values in an array.
From the array I need to find the value "expires" only and echo it. How can I do that?

So it should echo something like:
Domain: example.com Expires on "2011-05-04"

Can someone help me with it please?

$whois = new Whois();
$query = 'example.com';
$result = $whois->Lookup($query,false);

echo "<pre>";
echo "</pre>";


    [regrinfo] => Array
            [domain] => Array
                    [name] => example.com
                    [nserver] => Array
                            [ns1.hitfarm.com] =>
                            [ns2.hitfarm.com] =>

                    [status] => Array
                            [0] => clientTransferProhibited

                    [changed] => 2010-06-30
                    [created] => 2005-05-04
                    [expires] => 2011-05-04

            [registered] => yes

    [regyinfo] => Array
            [registrar] => NAMEVIEW, INC.
            [whois] => whois.nameview.com
            [referrer] => http://www.nameview.com
            [servers] => Array
                    [0] => Array
                            [server] => com.whois-servers.net
                            [args] => domain =monil.com
                            [port] => 43


            [type] => domain

    [rawdata] => Array
            [0] => 
            [1] => Whois Server Version 2.0
            [2] => 
            [3] => Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
            [4] => with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
            [5] => for detailed information.
            [6] => 
            [7] =>    Domain Name: EXAMPLE.COM
            [8] =>    Registrar: NAMEVIEW, INC.
            [9] =>    Whois Server: whois.nameview.com
            [10] =>    Referral URL: http://www.nameview.com
            [11] =>    Name Server: NS1.HITFARM.COM
            [12] =>    Name Server: NS2.HITFARM.COM
            [13] =>    Status: clientTransferProhibited
            [14] =>    Updated Date: 30-jun-2010
            [15] =>    Creation Date: 04-may-2005
            [16] =>    Expiration Date: 04-may-2011
            [17] => 
            [18] => >>> Last update of whois database: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 17:38:18 UTC <<<
            [19] => 
            [20] => NOTICE: The expiration date displayed in this record is the date the 
            [21] => registrar's sponsorship of the domain name registration in the registry is 
            [22] => currently set to expire. This date does not necessarily reflect the expiration 
            [23] => date of the domain name registrant's agreement with the sponsoring 
            [24] => registrar.  Users may consult the sponsoring registrar's Whois database to 
            [25] => view the registrar's reported date of expiration for this registration.
            [26] => 
            [27] => TERMS OF USE: You are not authorized to access or query our Whois 
            [28] => database through the use of electronic processes that are high-volume and 
            [29] => automated except as reasonably necessary to register domain names or 
            [30] => modify existing registrations; the Data in VeriSign Global Registry 
            [31] => Services' ("VeriSign") Whois database is provided by VeriSign for 
            [32] => information purposes only, and to assist persons in obtaining information 
            [33] => about or related to a domain name registration record. VeriSign does not 
            [34] => guarantee its accuracy. By submitting a Whois query, you agree to abide 
            [35] => by the following terms of use: You agree that you may use this Data only 
            [36] => for lawful purposes and that under no circumstances will you use this Data 
            [37] => to: (1) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass 
            [38] => unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail, telephone, 
            [39] => or facsimile; or (2) enable high volume, automated, electronic processes 
            [40] => that apply to VeriSign (or its computer systems). The compilation, 
            [41] => repackaging, dissemination or other use of this Data is expressly 
            [42] => prohibited without the prior written consent of VeriSign. You agree not to 
            [43] => use electronic processes that are automated and high-volume to access or 
            [44] => query the Whois database except as reasonably necessary to register 
            [45] => domain names or modify existing registrations. VeriSign reserves the right 
            [46] => to restrict your access to the Whois database in its sole discretion to ensure 
            [47] => operational stability.  VeriSign may restrict or terminate your access to the 
            [48] => Whois database for failure to abide by these terms of use. VeriSign 
            [49] => reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. 
            [50] => 
            [51] => The Registry database contains ONLY .COM, .NET, .EDU domains and
            [52] => Registrars.

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