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obGrabber

December 20th, 2013

obGrabberDreaming of an Untimate Tool to to grab ANYTHING from out-side and store it into ANY 3rd party Joomla! Extensions?

obGrabber’s mission is making that dream come true, this grabber Joomla! Extension can collect any external data sources (RSS, XML, NewsML, Facebook, Youtube, Google Base, ebay, amazon, email, blogspot, Google Calendar,…) and store into any Joomla! 3rd party Extension(K2, FLEXIcontent, DocMan, VirtueMart, redSHOP, JCal Pro).

This grab engine offers you fully control of:

1 – Where to to collect content for your Joomla! site

2 – How to re-format the content before pass it to 3rd party Joomla! Extension.

3 – Where the content will be stored.

For examples, this grabber Joomla extension can:
– Grab Youtube videos and store into K2 or Seyret
– Grab Ebay products and store into VirtueMart
– Grab CNN news, spin the text, translate it from English to Spanish and store into Joomla Articles, K2 or ZOO
– Grab Yahoo Answers and store into Kunena Forum

obGrabber FEATURES

* Collect content from ANY external sources *
Imaging of a series of engines to collect the whole world into your Joomla! site. Builtin RSS-Reader engine is an example, it can be used to collect content from multiple RSS Feed sources.
> Available Engines:
– Built-in: RSS Reader
– Extras: Youtube, Text Folder, Email

* Re-format collected content with smart processors *
You normally want to re-format the collected content before pass it through 3rd-party Joomla! Extensions, tons of available Processors are lovely pieces to make your stored content looks perfect.
> Available Processors:
– Built-in: Alias, Cut Introtext, Duplicate, Get FullText, Images, Keywords Filter, Strip tags.
– Extras: Youtube, Translator, Text Spinner, Meta Data, HTML2BBCODE, Google News

* Store into ANY third-party Joomla! Extensions *
Collected content can be adapted into any Joomla! Extensions with optional to configure categories, keywords, publishing state,…
> Available Adapters:
– Built-in: Content
– Extras: ZOO, K2, VirtueMart, Kunena, JEvents

* Friendly Dashboard *
Help you to navigate to tons of adapters, engines, processors fairly straighforward.

* Logs system *
When you want to see how your grabber worked, the Logs system is available with fully logged information of saved items, date, link,…

* Easy to Use *
The extension designed for non-technical customers, making sure everyone can use it fairly straightforward.

* One click installation *
Express Tools for quick implementation of other modules, plugins.

* Auto run with Cronjob (Scheduler) *
obGrabber will be run automatically via a smart scheduler. You can decide how often this ultimate engine run with no touch.

* Extension Auto Updater *
At foobla, we have update-stream system for every Joomla! Extensions, it works with the Updater from Joomla! core.