Okay - there is no otherway to phrase this ...


I am not a programmer, never claimed as such... but I do use a php based CMS, which I adore - Xaraya.

So I am building a site for a client, and it's gotten to be a rather ugly beast of a site with new bits being asked for etc.

Then, to top it all off - the company who supply the News and several other items to the site inform me it is not done through an RSS Feed, but done with a POST.

Never encountered any such thing, (not being a programmer!).

So, I need a way to receive this post.

It comes in a single $var, as far as I can tell, called $xml.
within that are various items and what I assume as arrays.

There things such as <title>this is it</title>, which I assume woud be $title.
Then there are things like <this.item id="thisitem12" name="varioustexthere" />

Now, I reckon I can do somethings in php, such as testing if the $xml var is there, if so foreaching through things and pulling them apart.

What I do not know how to do is catch this thing, pull it apart and then put it into a DB/table.

Please, any advice, support, links etc. will be greatly appreciated.

Alternatively, anyone who uses Xaraya who can do tis will be paid!!!

please help.

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I found that and had a look.... if I have to attempt this,then I will - but I was kind of hoping I could hire someone to assist.

I can provide a copy of the XML that would be Posted, and I can supply the $vars I would want it turned into.


Basic XML parsing is not really that difficult if you just get in and play with it. It's well worth your time to learn it.

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