PHP Simple HTML DOM Parser for Web scraping

Web scraping (web harvesting or web data extraction) is data scraping used for extracting data from websites.It is a form of copying, in which specific data is gathered and copied from the web, typically into a central local database or spreadsheet, for later retrieval or analysis.

Web scraping a web page involves fetching it and extracting from it. Fetching is the downloading of a page (which a browser does when you view the page).


PHP Simple HTML DOM Parser  is a HTML DOM parser written in PHP5+ and it let you manipulate HTML in a very easy way. You can find tags on an HTML page with selectors just like jQuery. You can extract contents from HTML in a single line. It also supports invalid HTML.



http://simplehtmldom.sourceforge.net/

Open Source Web development