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I thing you should try HEAD instad of GET. If all you want to know is whether the URL is fine, why would you download the whole document? :-)

Another thing. $response->code() returns the HTTP status code. So you do not have to search for anything in the contents. Besides ... it's quite possible that the HTML with the "URL not found" message will NOT contain any 404 at all.

Jenda


In reply to Re: Checking for an existing URL by Jenda
in thread Checking for an existing URL by kidd

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