Is there a way to to read an external web page as a plain-text, and extract some of the contents?

I want to have my wiki page be able to display the version information that is in the footer of serveral external web pages I support.

I was looking at:
http://www.xul.fr/ajax/responseHTML-attribute.php
specifically: http://www.xul.fr/ajax/responseHTML.txt

Is there an example of how to implement such a thing on a confluence page?

Is there an easier/better way? 

 

1 answer

Hey Robert,


Let me give you my 5cents here, in accordance with the 'same-origin policy' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-origin_policy) a script from one site is not able to access data on a second web page.

Cheers,

WZ

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Dec 18, 2018 in Confluence Cloud

Happy holidays from our team to yours!

Hi Community!  2018 was filled with changes for our team, both big and small, and we've taken a lot of time to both celebrate our wins and recognize areas of improvement. One thing that we're a...

473 views 3 18
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you