function imnobby_simple_http_get($url){

 $curl = curl_init();
 if (!$curl) {
 die("Couldn't initialize a cURL handle");
 }

 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, 'Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.google.com/bot.html)');
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, true);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_FAILONERROR, true);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT, 10);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, 50);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, false);
 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false);

 $result = curl_exec($curl);

 if (curl_errno($curl))
 {
 echo 'cURL error: ' . curl_error($curl);
 }
 else
 {
 //print_r(curl_getinfo($curl));
 }

 curl_close($curl);

 return $result;

 }
Related Keywords: PHP CURL