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GoogleCrawler: Perform searches and retrieve results from Google

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2012-03-22 (2 years ago) RSS 2.0 feedNot enough user ratingsTotal: 1,022 This week: 1All time: 3,319 This week: 1,435Up
Version License PHP version Categories  
gcrawl 1.0GNU General Public Lice...5PHP 5, Searching, Web services
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This class can be used to perform searches and retrieve results from Google.

It can send HTTP requests to the Google search pages to perform searches for given keywords.

The class can parse the retrieved search result pages and extract the result URLs, titles, description snippet and cache-urls. You will also get the number of results, that's it, I think, that is everything you want to have from Google. ;)

It retrieves a single page of results. The number of pages and the number of results per page can be configured.

The class uses randomly selected proxy-servers such that Google certainly won't black-list you, decrease your pagerank or whatever and the searches get better anonymization.

Usecases:
-Integrate it into your website (use “site: blablabla.com” in the query).
-Playing around with Google-results, you want to analyze, compare, check Google's results? Create a script using the results provided by this class.
-Install it locally or on your webspace to get a nice Google-interface with more anonymity.

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Name: Jonathan Schmidt-Dominé <contact>
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File Role Description
Accessible without login Plain text file GoogleCrawler.class.php Class GoogleCrawler-Class
Accessible without login Plain text file SearchEngine.php Example Example-Search-Engine with thumbshots
Plain text file COPYING.txt Lic. GPLv3

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 User Comments (3)  
 
This package is VERY VERT Useful for me.
3 years ago (Kukkuk)
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Hi Jonathan.
3 years ago (Moore)
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looks like a weak implementation.
4 years ago (Alex I.)
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