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mySQL

mySQL is a plugin bundled with CaRP Evolution. It stores parsed RSS newsfeed items in a mySQL database for use by other programs. Note that the data is not processed before being stored (HTML tags are not removed, it is not truncated to any specific length, etc.) The application using the data must handle such functions as required.
 
Installation:
  1. Put mysql.php into the "plugins" folder inside the folder containing carp.php. (If no plugins folder exists, create one.)
  2. Follow the instructions at the top of the file mysql_setup.php, which is included in the CaRP Evolution archive, to set up your database tables.

Use:
To use this plugin, do the following:
  1. Enter the following command into your webpage after "require_once '/path/to/carp.php';":
    CarpLoadPlugin('mysql.php');
  2. If necessary, use the functions listed below to change the plugin's configuration.

Functions:
Configuration Settings:

The following configuration settings will only need to be changed if you wish to customize how the plugin stores the newsfeed data.