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parse-error with a 4 liner : unexpected syntax


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tarifa

hello dear experts 

 

 

 

 

with a little parser-script i am getting a error :: indeed: i get a parse-error with a 4 liner : unexpected syntax 

 

 

<?php
require 'simple_html_dom.php';

$html = file_get_html('https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-job-manager/');
$title = $html->find ("h1", class_="plugin-title").text];
$text  = $html->find(class_="entry-meta").text];

echo $title->plaintext."<br>\n";
echo $texte->text;
?>

 

 

i get back the following report: 

 

PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '=', expecting ')' in /workspace/Main.php on line 7

 

Background:  for a list of meta-data of popular wordpress-plugins (  cf. https://de.wordpress.org/plugins/browse/popular/ and gathering the first 50 URLs - that are 50 plugins which are of interest! The challenge is: i want to fetch meta-data of all the existing plugins. What i subsequently want to filter out after the fetch is - those plugins that have the newest timestamp - that are updated (most) recently. It is all aobut acutality...

 

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-job-manager

https://wordpress.org/plugins/ninja-forms

https://wordpress.org/plugins/participants-database

....and so on and so forth.

 

 

the method: 

so to take one page into consideration - fetching the meta-data of one Wordpress-plugin: With simple_html_dom ( http://simplehtmldom.sourceforge.net/ ) i guess that there is a appropiate way and method to do this without any other external libraries/classes. So far I've also tried using generally (DOM)-DOCDocument classes http://docs.php.net/manual/en/domdocument.loadhtml.php), loading the HTML and displaying it on the screen, and now i am musing about the proper way to do it. i consider simple_html_dom ( http://simplehtmldom.sourceforge.net/ ) for this. It will make it very easy. Here is an example of how to pull the title, and the meta-text(description)

 

see the source: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-job-manager/ we have the following set of meta-data for each wordpress-plugin:

 

Version: 1.9.5.12 
installations: 10,000+    
WordPress Version: 5.0 or higher 
Tested up to: 5.4 PHP  
Version: 5.6 or higher    
Tags 3 Tags: database member sign-up form volunteer
Last updated: 19 hours ago
plugin-ratings

 

Well at the moment i am trying to get the data for one plugin - if that runs well - then i want to loop over a certain amount of urls - beghinning with https://de.wordpress.org/plugins/browse/popular/

 

Any and all idea & help will be greatly appreciated. 

 

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