[thelist] Spiders and things

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 17 11:01:17 CDT 2006

> Hi all,
> We may be starting an ad campaign soon. I am looking for a product/service
> that will crawl the web and, for example, return all sites that have the
> words "law offices" on the title of the home page. I am certain that someone
> knows about this.
> Also, do you have any advice, warnings, or suggestions? I have never done
> this before.

You could use the API of Yahoo Search to get the information and write
it to a file with PHP:



As to writing an own spider, that is a lot trickier :-)

Chris Heilmann
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