On 03.04.2010 16:29, tedd wrote:
> Hi gang:
> Here's the problem.
> I have 184 HTML pages in a directory and each page contain a question.
> The question is noted in the HTML DOM like so:
> <p class="question">
>   Who is Roger Rabbit?
> </p>
> My question is -- how can I extract the string "Who is Roger Rabbit?"
> from each page using php? You see, I want to store the questions in a
> database without having to re-type, or cut/paste, each one.
> Now, I can extract each question by using javascript --
> document.getElementById("question").innerHTML;
> -- and stepping through each page, but I don't want to use javascript
> for this.
> I have not found/created a working example of this using PHP. I tried
> using PHP's getElementByID(), but that requires the target file to be
> valid xml and the string to be contained within an ID and not a class.
> These pages do not support either requirement.
> Additionally, I realize that I can load the files and parse out what
> is between the <p> tags, but I was hoping for a "GetElementByClass"
> way to do this.
> So, is there one?
> Thanks,
> tedd


You could replace the "class" with "id" and then go on with JavaScript.

A possible better way are regular expressions...


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