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Automated Website script.

by Echtolion / January 24, 2009 1:32 PM PST

I was wondering if its possible to make a script that does.

Searches Google maps for business then takes Title and Description for the business website, along with the link to the Google map for said business.

Saves the information as a spread sheet with Category,City,Title,Description,Google map link.

Cross checks the Title with a archive file and deletes duplicates.

Creates a html file from some pre html code, then fills in the body section with the Title & Description and Google map image link.up to 10 times.

Saves the html file as cityX where X starts off as 1 then keeps counting up as each new files is made.

Then saves the file in the folder named the same as Catogry, then edits the page CityZ where z is the number before X to add a next page link.

Once its done will edit the archive file to include the new entries that it just added and then save the file.

What I am aiming to do is have a site that can auto update its categorizes with new listing for each city listed for that Category, via using google maps.

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That's surely possible.
by Kees Bakker / January 24, 2009 8:07 PM PST

Just do it or find somebody who does it for you (might not be free).

Kees

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thanks for the reply
by Echtolion / January 25, 2009 12:22 AM PST

Was just curious if it is possible, I have no coding experience what so ever, reason I am asking.

Guess its time to start learning.

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