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Display a random link from a CSV
<?php
include_once 'links.php';
display_link('links.csv');
<?php
/**
* Reads in a CSV file and displays a random link.
*
* @version 2.0.0
* @author Morgan Estes <morgan.estes@gmail.com>
* @license GPLv3
*/
/**
* Use regex to parse the strings provided
*
* @deprecated eregi_replace replaced by preg_replace in PHP5
* @param string $text
*
* @return string
*/
function makeClickableLinks( $text ) {
$text = eregi_replace( '(((f|ht){1}(tp|tps)://)[-a-zA-Z0-9@:%_\+.~#?&//=]+)', '\\1', $text );
$text = eregi_replace( '([[:space:]()[{}])(www.[-a-zA-Z0-9@:%_\+.~#?&//=]+)', '\\1\\2', $text );
$text = eregi_replace( '([_\.0-9a-z-]+@([0-9a-z][0-9a-z-]+\.)+[a-z]{2,3})', '\\1', $text );
return $text;
}
/**
* Use regex to parse a string to make it a hyperlink
*
* @param string $text the text to turn into a hyperlink
* @return string a hyperlinked version of $text
*/
function make_clickable_links( $text ) {
$text = preg_replace( '/(((f|ht){1}tp:\/\/)[-a-zA-Z0-9@:%_\+.~#?&\/\/=]+)/i',
'<a href="\\1">\\1</a>', $text );
$text = preg_replace( '/([[:space:]()[{}])(www.[-a-zA-Z0-9@:%_\+.~#?&\/\/=]+)/i',
'\\1<a href="http://\\2">\\2</a>', $text );
$text = preg_replace( '/([_\.0-9a-z-]+@([0-9a-z][0-9a-z-]+\.)+[a-z]{2,3})/i',
'<a href="mailto:\\1">\\1</a>', $text );
return $text;
}
/**
* Get file contents, run through a randomizer, and display on the screen
*
* @param string $csv path to file
* @param string $display inline or above
* @return string link with text
*/
function display_link( $csv, $display = 'inline' ) {
$fp = fopen( $csv, "r" );
while ( !feof( $fp ) ) {
$contents[] = explode( ",", fgets( $fp, 512 ) );
}
fclose( $fp );
do {
$x = rand( 0, count( $contents ) - 1 );
} while ( $contents[$x] == '0' );
$link = $contents[$x][1];
$text = $contents[$x][0];
if ( $display == 'above' ) {
// displays link title above clickable URL
echo "<span>$link<br>" . make_clickable_links( $link );
} else {
// displays link title as clickable link
echo "<a href='$link' rel='nofollow'>$text</a>";
}
}
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@papush papush commented Aug 26, 2017

Hi, i'm just starting to learn about code so pardon my ignorance.
Is this possible with embeds instead of links ? I'm really interested in using such a function but with embedded videos from youtube, and potentially other types of embeds too
thanks !

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