troubleshooting Question

Get Titles From Google Search Page

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Pedro ChagasFlag for Portugal asked on
PHPRegular Expressions
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Hi E's, I try developed a system for collect keywords and made a statistic system, and for that end I will need get the titles of pages that appear in the first page of google. The first 10 titles from natural/organic search.

I try to understand the code behind google search, and in the browser when we see the source code, the code looks like protect, because the contain not appear in the source code. However if we select some part of google page (title, body, url etc) and decide view selection source code, the code is more friendly and appear normal HTML tags and the contain that I want get (DOM).
Please view attach images!
image1 - The organic titles I want get
image2 - general source code
image3 - Selection source code (DOM)

Because above reasons I don't know if it is possible get titles from the google search. I will thing positive, and I believe is possible get the titles.

In snippet code I write some code that I thing will be until for get the titles, but I don't have the Regular Expression, and with RE I don't know if it is possible get the titles, because code looks like protected.

How can I get the first 10 titles of first page of google search and put them inside array?

Regards, JC





$url  = "http://www.google.pt/#hl=pt-PT&biw=1280&bih=807&&sa=X&ei=1tqfTKmWHJXT4gb0xOilDQ&ved=0CB0QvwUoAQ&q=get+titles+from+google+search&spell=1&fp=6129d0bb38e3c2cb"; 
$file = @file_get_contents($url);
preg_match_all("", $file, $matches);
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