fetch_rss( string $url )

Build Magpie object based on RSS from URL.


Description #


Parameters #

$url

(string) (Required) URL to retrieve feed


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Return #

(bool|MagpieRSS) false on failure or MagpieRSS object on success.


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Source #

File: wp-includes/rss.php

function fetch_rss ($url) {
	// initialize constants
	init();

	if ( !isset($url) ) {
		// error("fetch_rss called without a url");
		return false;
	}

	// if cache is disabled
	if ( !MAGPIE_CACHE_ON ) {
		// fetch file, and parse it
		$resp = _fetch_remote_file( $url );
		if ( is_success( $resp->status ) ) {
			return _response_to_rss( $resp );
		}
		else {
			// error("Failed to fetch $url and cache is off");
			return false;
		}
	}
	// else cache is ON
	else {
		// Flow
		// 1. check cache
		// 2. if there is a hit, make sure it's fresh
		// 3. if cached obj fails freshness check, fetch remote
		// 4. if remote fails, return stale object, or error

		$cache = new RSSCache( MAGPIE_CACHE_DIR, MAGPIE_CACHE_AGE );

		if (MAGPIE_DEBUG and $cache->ERROR) {
			debug($cache->ERROR, E_USER_WARNING);
		}

		$cache_status 	 = 0;		// response of check_cache
		$request_headers = array(); // HTTP headers to send with fetch
		$rss 			 = 0;		// parsed RSS object
		$errormsg		 = 0;		// errors, if any

		if (!$cache->ERROR) {
			// return cache HIT, MISS, or STALE
			$cache_status = $cache->check_cache( $url );
		}

		// if object cached, and cache is fresh, return cached obj
		if ( $cache_status == 'HIT' ) {
			$rss = $cache->get( $url );
			if ( isset($rss) and $rss ) {
				$rss->from_cache = 1;
				if ( MAGPIE_DEBUG > 1) {
				debug("MagpieRSS: Cache HIT", E_USER_NOTICE);
			}
				return $rss;
			}
		}

		// else attempt a conditional get

		// set up headers
		if ( $cache_status == 'STALE' ) {
			$rss = $cache->get( $url );
			if ( isset($rss->etag) and $rss->last_modified ) {
				$request_headers['If-None-Match'] = $rss->etag;
				$request_headers['If-Last-Modified'] = $rss->last_modified;
			}
		}

		$resp = _fetch_remote_file( $url, $request_headers );

		if (isset($resp) and $resp) {
			if ($resp->status == '304' ) {
				// we have the most current copy
				if ( MAGPIE_DEBUG > 1) {
					debug("Got 304 for $url");
				}
				// reset cache on 304 (at minutillo insistent prodding)
				$cache->set($url, $rss);
				return $rss;
			}
			elseif ( is_success( $resp->status ) ) {
				$rss = _response_to_rss( $resp );
				if ( $rss ) {
					if (MAGPIE_DEBUG > 1) {
						debug("Fetch successful");
					}
					// add object to cache
					$cache->set( $url, $rss );
					return $rss;
				}
			}
			else {
				$errormsg = "Failed to fetch $url. ";
				if ( $resp->error ) {
					# compensate for Snoopy's annoying habbit to tacking
					# on '\n'
					$http_error = substr($resp->error, 0, -2);
					$errormsg .= "(HTTP Error: $http_error)";
				}
				else {
					$errormsg .=  "(HTTP Response: " . $resp->response_code .')';
				}
			}
		}
		else {
			$errormsg = "Unable to retrieve RSS file for unknown reasons.";
		}

		// else fetch failed

		// attempt to return cached object
		if ($rss) {
			if ( MAGPIE_DEBUG ) {
				debug("Returning STALE object for $url");
			}
			return $rss;
		}

		// else we totally failed
		// error( $errormsg );

		return false;

	} // end if ( !MAGPIE_CACHE_ON ) {
} // end fetch_rss()

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Changelog #

Changelog
Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.


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