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Changes homepage to your own in a Yahoo Pipe
<?php
/*
Script for converting a Yahoo Pipe's homepage URL into something more sensible
Requires cURL to be enabled
*/
// CHANGE THESE VARIABLES
// In the link http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run?_id=uCxBbzww3hGB9ClS6ycw5g&_render=php
// the pipe ID is uCxBbzww3hGB9ClS6ycw5g (everything after _id= and before &_render
$pipe_id = '';
$home = ''; // Your homepage
$author = ''; // Your email address
// Pipes Request
$req = "http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run?_id=$pipe_id&_render=php";
$ch = curl_init();
// set the url to fetch
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $req);
// don't give me the headers just the content
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
// return the value instead of printing the response to browser
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$pipe = curl_exec($ch);
// remember to always close the session and free all resources
curl_close($ch);
// Parse the serialized response
$info = unserialize($pipe);
$info = $info['value'];
// This makes sure that all pubDates have the timezone info
// API dates were lacking timezones
preg_match('/-[0-9]{4}$/', $info['pubDate'], $matches);
$offset = $matches[0];
header ("Content-Type:text/xml");
echo '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>';
// Make sure your server can handle the echo shortcut below
// Otherwise find `<?=` and replace with `<?php echo `
?>
<rss version="2.0"><channel>
<title><?=$info['title']; ?></title><description><?=$info['description'];?></description>
<pubDate><?=$info['pubDate'];?></pubDate><generator><?=$info['generator'];?></generator>
<link><?=$home;?></link>
<?php foreach ($info['items'] as $item) : ?>
<item>
<title><?=$item['title'];?></title><description><![CDATA[<?=$item['description'];?>]]></description>
<link><?=$item['link'];?></link><guid isPermaLink="true"><?=$item['guid'];?></guid>
<pubDate><?=$item['pubDate'];?><?php if (strpos($item['pubDate'], $offset) === false) { echo ' ' . $offset; } ?></pubDate>
<author><?=$author;?></author>
<?php if (is_array($item['category'])) : ?>
<?php foreach ($item['category'] as $cat) : ?>
<category><?=$cat;?></category>
<?php endforeach; ?>
<?php elseif ($item['category']) : ?>
<category><?=$item['category'];?></category>
<?php endif; ?>
</item>
<?php endforeach; ?>
</channel></rss>
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