Football News Aggregator

Submitted by:Pitter Alderson

Date added:06 May, 2014

Category:PHP

This PHP script allows you to parse multiple feeds from different sources into separate pages using SimplePie class. A fast and efficient way to serve fresh content to your site as to provides the most up-to-date information to the readers.

Tags: football news , news aggregator

Code Snippet:

<?php
/****************************************************
This PHP script allows you to parse multiple feeds from different sources
into separate pages using SimplePie class. A fast and efficient way to
serve fresh content to your site as to provides the most up-to-date
information to the readers.

This is also a basic guide on how to create an RSS Aggregator like the one
on recentfootballnews.com. To improve the script functionality, you might
need to be familiar with using SimplePie.

Requirements: http://simplepie.org/wiki/setup/requirements

Documentation: http://simplepie.org/wiki/

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***************************************************************************/
require 'simplepie.inc';
$feed = new SimplePie();
$feed->set_feed_url(array('http://feeds.feedburner.com/recentfootballnews',
'http://www.fifa.com/rss/index.xml')); // Add your favorites RSS feeds
$success = $feed->init();
$feed->handle_content_type();
if(!isset($_GET['page'])){
$page = 1;
} else {
$page = $_GET['page'];
}
$limit = 10; // Configure how many items to display per page
$start = (($page * $limit) );
$end = (($page * $limit) + $limit);
?><html>
<head>
<title>Recent Football News</title>
</head>
<body>
<?php if($success): ?>
<?php
$new = array();
$new2 = array();
foreach($feed->get_items() as $item)
{
$yesterday = time() - (24*60*60);
if($item->get_date('U') > $yesterday)
{
$new[] = $item;
}
}
$max = ceil(count($new) / $limit);
foreach($new AS $key => $val)
{
if($key >= $start && $key < $end)
$new2[] = $new[$key];
}
foreach($new2 as $item): ?>
<div>
<h2><?php echo $item->get_title(); ?></h2>
<p><small><?php echo $item->get_date('r'); ?></small></p>
<p><?php echo $item->get_description(); ?></p>
<p><a href='<?php echo $item->get_permalink(); ?>' target='_blank'>Read more &rarr;</a></p>
</div>
<?php endforeach; ?>
<?php endif; ?>
<div>
<?php
$max = $max -1;
if($page > 1)
{
$back = ($page - 1);
echo "<a href='?page=$back'>Back</a>";
}
for($i = 1; $i <= $max; $i++){
if(($page) == $i){
echo "<span class='current'>$i</span>";
} else {
echo "<a href='?page=$i'>$i</a>";
}
}
if($page < $max){
$next = ($page + 1);
echo "<a href='?page=$next'>Next</a>";
}
?>
</div>
</body>
</html>
 
 

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