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    Default I get this error-Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting ')' in /ho

    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting ')' in **********rss/rssbox/main.php on line 88
    with this file :
    Code:
    <?php
    //Function for ouputting the body of each RSS item displayed (inside loop)- DynamicDrive.com
    
    require('../simplepie/simplepie.inc'); //Specify path to simplepie.inc on your server (by default located inside "simplepie" directory)
    $feed = new SimplePie();
    $feed->cache_location('cache'); //Specify path to cache directory on your server relative to this file
    $feed->handle_content_type();
    require('outputbody.php'); //Path to custom "outputbody.php" file relative to this file
    
    //Specify list of RSS URLs
    $rsslist=array(
    "reutersW" =>"http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/worldNews",
    "googleW" => "http://news.google.com/news?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&topic=w&output=rss",
    "bbcW" => "http://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/world/rss.xml",
    "usatodayW" => "http://content.usatoday.com/marketing/rss/rsstrans.aspx?feedId=news4",
    "foxnewsW" => "http://feeds.foxnews.com/foxnews/world",
    "yahooW" => "http://rss.news.yahoo.com/rss/world", 
    "msnbcW" =>"http://rss.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032506/device/rss/rss.xml",
    "nytimesW" =>"http://www.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/World.xml",
    "postW" => "http://www.nypost.com/rss/international.xml",
    "cnnW" => "http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_world.rss",
    "bingW" =>"http://api.bing.com/rss.aspx?Source=News&Market=en-US&Version=2.0&News.Category=rt_World&Query=",
    "forbesW" =>"http://www.forbes.com/news/index.xml",
    "cbsUS" =>"http://www.cbsnews.com/feeds/rss/national.rss",
    "dailynewsUS" =>"http://www.nydailynews.com/news/us_world/index_rss.xml",
    "bingUS" =>"http://api.bing.com/rss.aspx?Source=News&Market=en-US&Version=2.0&News.Category=rt_US&Query=",
    "cnnUS" =>"http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss",
    "reutersUS" =>"http://feeds.reuters.com/Reuters/domesticNews",
    "googleUS" =>"http://news.google.com/news?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&topic=n&output=rss",
    "bbcUS" =>"http://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/world/us_and_canada/rss.xml",
    "usatodayUS" => "http://content.usatoday.com/marketing/rss/rsstrans.aspx?feedId=news2",
    "foxnewsUS" =>"http://feeds.foxnews.com/foxnews/us",
    "yahooUS" =>"http://us.lrd.yahoo.com/_ylt=AmTWd6a9o9z.og8m4kqwSvVvzwcF;_ylu=X3oDMTB2aTFkMG5lBHBvcwMzBHNlYwN5bl9wcm9tb3NfcnNzBHNsawNyc3M-/SIG=1155jnqjm/**http%3A//rss.news.yahoo.com/rss/us",
    "msnbcUS" =>"http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5216556/#U.S.News",
    "timesUS" =>"http://www.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/US.xml",
    "postUS"=> "http://www.nypost.com/rss/nationalnews.xml",
    "goobusB" => "http://news.google.com/news?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&topic=b&output=rss",
    "cnnmoneyB" => "http://rss.cnn.com/rss/money_topstories.rss",
    "usmoneyB" =>"http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/UsatodaycomMoney-TopStories",
    "forbesB" =>"http://www.forbes.com/business/index.xml",
    "foxmoneyB" =>"http://feeds.foxbusiness.com/foxbusiness/latest",
    "yafinB"=>"http://finance.yahoo.com/rss/techticker;_ylt=AhZ4gT.gwOd5qsK81YonnTxk7ot4;_ylu=X3oDMTBuazEwM2JsBHBvcwM2BHNlYwN0dE5hdgRzbGsDcnNz",
    "forbesB" =>"http://www.forbes.com/business/index.xml",
    "dailyfiB" =>"http://www.dailyfinance.com/rss.xml",
    "ftB" =>"http://www.ft.com/rss/home/us",
    "busweekB" =>"http://www.businessweek.com/rss/technology.rss",
    "technewsT" =>"http://www.technewsworld.com/perl/syndication/rssfull.pl",
    "cnetT" =>"http://news.cnet.com/2547-1_3-0-20.xml",
    "pcmagT" =>"XMLhttp://rssnewsapps.ziffdavis.com/pcmagbreakingnews.xml",
    "forbesT" =>"http://www.forbes.com/technology/index.xml",
    "popsciT" => "http://www.popsci.com/full-feed/gadgets",
    "engadgetsT" => "http://www.engadget.com/rss.xml",
    "computerworldT" => "http://feeds.computerworld.com/Computerworld/News",
    "techreviewT" =>"http://feeds.technologyreview.com/technology_review_top_stories",
    "gizmagT" =>"http://www.gizmag.com/xml/",
    "coolT" => "http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/feed/",
    "newsweekT" => "http://feeds.newsweek.com/newsweek/TopNews",
    "forbesT" => "http://www.forbes.com/technology/index.xml",
    "howstuffworksT" => "http://feeds.howstuffworks.com/DailyStuff",
    "infoworldT" => "http://www.infoworld.com/rss/news.xml",
    "technoratiT" => "http://feeds09.technorati.com/trarticles?format=xml",
    "cnetT" => "http://news.cnet.com/2547-1001_3-0-5.xml",
    "zdnetT" => "http://www.zdnet.com/search?t=7&mode=rss",
    "wiredT" => "http://feeds.wired.com/wired/index",
    "popmechT" => "http://www.popularmechanics.com/rss/technology/",
    "msnbcS" => "http://rss.nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/3032112/device/rss/rss.xml",
    "espnS" => "http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/rss/news",
    "yasportsS" => "http://sports.yahoo.com/top/rss.xml", 
    "cnnS" => "http://rss.cnn.com/rss/si_topstories.rss",
    "foxsportsS" => "http://msn.com/rss/sports.aspx",
    "nflS" => "http://www.nfl.com/rss/rsslanding?searchString=home",
    "mlbS" => "http://mlb.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/mlb.xml",
    "nbaS" => "http://www.nba.com/rss/nba_rss.xml",
    'deadspinS" =>"http://deadspin.com/index.xml",
    "usasportsS" => "http://content.usatoday.com/marketing/rss/rsstrans.aspx?feedId=sports1",
    "eonlineE" =>"http://www.eonline.com/syndication/feeds/rssfeeds/topstories.xml",
    "xtratvE" =>"http://feeds.feedburner.com/ExtraTV?format=xml",
    "ewE" =>"http://rss.ew.com/web/ew/rss/todayslatest/index.xml",
    "nasaE" =>"http://www.nasa.gov/rss/breaking_news.rss",
    "tmzE" => "http://www.tmz.com/rss.xml",
    "etoE" => "http://feeds.feedburner.com/ETTopStories",
    "accessE" =>"http://www.accesshollywood.com/content/xml/rss/latest_news.xml",
    "oddlyE" =>"http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/oddlyEnoughNews",
    "weatherE" =>"http://rss.weather.com/rss/national/rss_nwf_rss.xml?cm_ven=NWF&cm_cat=rss&par=NWF_rss",
    "webmdE" => "http://rssfeeds.webmd.com/rss/rss.aspx?RSSSource=RSS_PUBLIC"
    //no trailing comma after last RSS URL!!
    );
    ////Beginners don't need to configure past here. Edit outputbody.php to format the output of each RSS item's body ////////////////////
    $rssid=$_GET['id'];
    $rssurl=isset($rsslist[$rssid])? $rsslist[$rssid] : die("<b>Error:</b> Can't find requested RSS in list.");
    $cachetime=isset($_GET["cachetime"])? (int)$_GET["cachetime"] : 30; //Get cachetime. Default to 30 if not specified
    $feednumber=isset($_GET["limit"])? (int)$_GET["limit"] : ""; //Get number of items to fetch. If not specified (""), all is fetched.
    
    $templatename=isset($_GET["template"])? $_GET["template"] : ""; //get name of template, which is used by if/else logic within function outputbody()
    if ($templatename!="" && !preg_match("/^(\w|-)+$/i", $templatename)) //Template name can only contain alphanumeric characters, underscore or dash (-)
    die ("<b>Error:</b> Template name can only consist of alphanumeric characters, underscore or dash");
    
    $feed->cache_max_minutes($cachetime);
    $feed->feed_url($rssurl);
    $feed->init();
    $max = $feed->get_item_quantity($feednumber);
    
    
    function outputitems(){
    global $feed, $feednumber, $templatename;
    $max = $feed->get_item_quantity($feednumber);
    for ($x = 0; $x < $max; $x++){
    $item = $feed->get_item($x);
    outputbody($item, $templatename, $feed); //call custom outputbody() function
    }
    }
    
    ?>
    
    <?php
    if ($feed->data){
    outputitems();
    }
    
    ?>
    Did I do this correctly??

    All of the codes are rendered with the same error now??

    Thanks,
    Bud
    Last edited by ajfmrf; 01-28-2011 at 12:18 AM. Reason: part of error did not show

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    Default found the problem and fixed it

    there was a ' instead of an " on one line no where near the line 88 as I was counting-lol

    Thanks

    Bud

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