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How can I retrieve/dump images from another site using PHP?
For e.g. if this is the URL
Then how can I save this image on my server using PHP. Can this be done using Snoopy class?
Hi there TechMan
I am by no means an expert on this, nor have I ever tried this method, but, copy(); or rename(); may be the way to go here, just thought I would offer those suggestions.
I am assuming at this point as these are pictures on your site(s) because I think lifting them like this is a bit dodgy.
May be worth having a read of [uk3.php.net ] and [uk3.php.net ] to see if you can use full paths too.
I don't think Snoopy would work as it can't fetch binary data as far as I remember. You can try using
file_get_contents() with the flags argument set to
This might not work in case the remote server does some checking on user agent etc.
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