kasp3r/link-preview

Link preview library for PHP

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Language: PHP

v1.2.0 2015-06-29 09:17 UTC

README

A PHP library to easily get website information (title, description, image...) from given url.

Dependencies

  • PHP >= 5.4
  • Guzzle

Installation

composer

To install LinkPreview with composer you need to create composer.json in your project root and add:

{
    "require": {
        "kasp3r/link-preview": "dev-master"
    }
}

Then run

$ wget -nc http://getcomposer.org/composer.phar
$ php composer.phar install

Library will be installed in vendor/kasp3r/link-preview

In your project include composer autoload file from vendor/autoload.php

Usage

use LinkPreview\LinkPreview;

$linkPreview = new LinkPreview('http://github.com');
$parsed = $linkPreview->getParsed();
foreach ($parsed as $parserName => $link) {
    echo $parserName . PHP_EOL . PHP_EOL;

    echo $link->getUrl() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getRealUrl() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getTitle() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getDescription() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getImage() . PHP_EOL;
}

Output

general

http://github.com
https://github.com/
GitHub · Build software better, together.
GitHub is the best place to build software together. Over 10.1 million people use GitHub to share code.
https://assets-cdn.github.com/images/modules/open_graph/github-octocat.png

Youtube example

use LinkPreview\LinkPreview;
use LinkPreview\Model\VideoLink;

$linkPreview = new LinkPreview('https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZcmTl_1ER8');
$parsed = $linkPreview->getParsed();
foreach ($parsed as $parserName => $link) {
    echo $parserName . PHP_EOL . PHP_EOL;

    echo $link->getUrl() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getRealUrl() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getTitle() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getDescription() . PHP_EOL;
    echo $link->getImage() . PHP_EOL;
    if ($link instanceof VideoLink) {
        echo $link->getVideoId() . PHP_EOL;
        echo $link->getEmbedCode() . PHP_EOL;
    }
}

Output

youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZcmTl_1ER8
http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/8ZcmTl_1ER8?v=2&alt=jsonc
Epic sax guy 10 hours
I had to remove my original one so I reuploaded this with much better quality.
(If you want it sound like previous one, try setting quality to 240p)
Yeah, I know that video sucks compared to original but no can do :(
http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/8ZcmTl_1ER8/hqdefault.jpg
8ZcmTl_1ER8
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8ZcmTl_1ER8" frameborder="0"/>

Todo

  1. Add more unit tests
  2. Update documentation
  3. Add more parsers

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2013 Tadas Juozapaitis kasp3rito@gmail.com

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.