In this article, I am going to show you how to get webpage Titles and Meta tags from external website URLs using PHP. Scroll down to the page so you can see the full source code available for this.

Mostly, All external websites are used to specify the 3 common metadata for the web page are page title, page description, and page keywords. These all meta tags information fetched using PHP. The page description and page keywords within tag and page title is <title> and </title> tag.

<?php // Web page URL $url = ''; // Extract HTML using curl $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1); $data = curl_exec($ch); curl_close($ch); // Load HTML to DOM object $dom = new DOMDocument(); @$dom->loadHTML($data); // Parse DOM to get Title data $nodes = $dom->getElementsByTagName('title'); $title = $nodes->item(0)->nodeValue; // Parse DOM to get meta data $metas = $dom->getElementsByTagName('meta'); $description = ''; $keywords = ''; $site_name = ''; $image = ''; for($i=0; $i<$metas->length; $i++){ $meta = $metas->item($i); if($meta->getAttribute('name') == 'description'){ $description = $meta->getAttribute('content'); } if($meta->getAttribute('name') == 'keywords'){ $keywords = $meta->getAttribute('content'); } if($meta->getAttribute('property') == 'og:site_name'){ $site_name = $meta->getAttribute('content'); } if($meta->getAttribute('property') == 'og:image'){ $image = $meta->getAttribute('content'); } } echo "Title: $title". '<br/><br/>'; echo "Description: $description". '<br/><br/>'; echo "Keywords: $keywords". '<br/><br/>'; echo "site_name: $site_name". '<br/><br/>'; echo "image: $image"; ?>


  • Title: Home - - Web Designing and Development Tutorials Website.
  • Description: is a web designing and development tutorials website. Learn Web Development, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Node JS, React JS, jQuery, etc..
  • Keywords:
  • site_name: - Web Designing and Development Tutorials Website.
  • image:

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