Scraper for own site
I would like to have the scraper for my own site (i.e. I can control what the site returns).

Is there any scraper template which I can use to simplify my work?

Since this is my own site, as far as I understand, I don't need to parse it - I can return results in the needed format (json, xml, etc.)
Reading the docs, looks like I can just return the info in the required format. For ex., the movie info will be in xml:
Hmm. Started to work on the own scraper and the first problem I faced with is XBMC logic to 'optimize' filename by cutting extension, DVDRip etc. So `$$1` at `CreateSearchUrl` doesn't contain original filename. How can I get it?

The next question - how to get the same filename at `GetSearchResults`?
OK, I can generate search URL with this filename, but can I get search URL at at `GetSearchResults`?
Further investigation shows that CleanString function does such clean up ( It could be controlled with advanced settings ( But doesn't look like very good (and user-friendly approach). So, still looking for a better solution
Not sure how to log a feature request (to pass original filename in $$3), found many similar requests (
Why do you need it?
Filename usually contain name of movie or music track.
XBMC does a good job on cleaning it from some junk.
I have my own website with movies description and filenames. So, I know for sure where to take movie description for particular file based on its filename (the link will look like I was thinking about search by what XBMC returns (, but it will not work properly if user modified CleanString behavior in the advanced settings. And really I don't know how to do fuzzy search on the server side...

While looking for the solution, I found several similar requests from others...

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