[wp-hackers] Help w/ cURL and Google Maps

Matt speedboxer at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 21:39:56 GMT 2008

Using cURL with GoDaddy hosting requires that you set a proxy. Adding
these 3 lines should fix this:

curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_PROXY,"http://proxy.shr.secureserver.net:3128");

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Mike Walsh <mike_walsh at mindspring.com> wrote:
> This issue isn't completely related to WordPress but it does affect a
> WordPress plugin I am working on and this group is one of the best with
> respect to PHP and MySQL issues that I have encountered.
> I am running into an issue trying to use Google Maps via cURL from a site
> hosted by GoDaddy.  It works fine on my laptop in my development area but
> the same code times out when run on the production server.  This is for a
> project I am working on for someone else so the server choice isn't mine.
> My Google searches haven't yielded any results and I haven't had a response
> from GoDaddy either.  I have set the cURL timeout to 2, 5, 10, and 0 and all
> fail.  Setting it to 0 ultimately ends up in an abort on my server because
> the script execution time is exceeded.
> Anyone else run into this?
> --
> Mike Walsh -- mike_walsh at mindspring dot com
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