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Scrape The Web With PHP

Scrape The Web With PHP
Scrape The Web With PHP

Scrape The Web With PHP

Scrape The Web With PHP

What you’ll learn

Scrape The Web With PHP

  • Installing PHP
  • Create files and directories in PHP
  • Create functions that can scrape the web
  • Build a complete web scraper script
  • Pull out data from any web page


  • Computer with Windows or MAC
  • Internet connection
  • Good knowledge of PHP. (e.g. how to create PHP files/functions/classes)


This course teaches you how to build a program that is capable of collecting important data from the web using PHP.

The amount of data on the intent today is insanely huge. The days when you would copy and paste data from several web pages are gone because it will take you forever to collect a huge amount of data. Therefore, creating scripts that are capable of gathering data from web pages comes in handy. It will save a massive amount of time. Not to mention that it will also gather data from the web in an organized file where you don’t have to spend time and money fixing up collected data.

By the end of this course, you will have built a project using PHP programming language that is capable of gathering data from the web.

Why should you take this course?

There are many reasons why this course is essential. First and most prominently is that you will learn one of the most important capabilities of PHP. As you know, PHP is a web-based server-side programming language which means that it’s specialized in the web and can work with web pages perfectly. Let alone the fact that you will intensify your programming skills. Let me list out the advantages of taking this course.

1. You will learn how web scrapers work.

2. You will intensify your skills in programming in general and in PHP in particular.

3. You will be able to modify the script for your own goal to work with different web pages.

4. You will have a new skill in your resume.

What you will learn in this course?

1. Create projects and install libraries.

2. Run the PHP project in the browser.

3. Structure your project.

4. Essentials of PHP library to scrape the web.

5. How to write a PHP algorithm to scrape the web.

6. Create a directory and file to save data.

7. Save data to files.

8. Organize your project.

9. Much much more…

Note: The project that will be created throughout this course will be provided so that you can download it and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes.

Who this course is for:

  • PHP developers

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