Price Scraper?

Discussion in 'General Scripting Chat' started by directaxcess, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. directaxcess

    directaxcess Senior Member

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    I need something that will allow me to scrape prices for a product from a few sources -- and then display it in a comparison chart on my website with buy it now affiliate links. I can output the table using PHP but I'm not that advanced at PHP to build a crawler to scrape the prices and then output them.

    Is there perhaps a script or plugin already available for this that can be integrated with WordPress?
     
  2. DevSwift

    DevSwift Newbie

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    Generally when it comes to a project like this, you would need to build a separate scraper for each source. You're not going to find an out-of-the-box solution...
     
  3. williamk

    williamk BANNED BANNED

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    I think it will be better if you can get a custom one built for you. That would help you as each source will be unique.
     
  4. phpfail

    phpfail Regular Member

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    I can possibly build one for you for the cheap, PM me if interested
     
  5. Sui<3

    Sui<3 Registered Member

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    Just google for price search engine APIs.