This is something I always have to Google every time I need it so here it is.
If you are playing with API's it probably uses a GET method such as:
This kinds of API usually return jSON data, which is great. Here's how cURL this URL and parse the jSON data using PHP:
$url = "API-URL"; $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url); $result=curl_exec($ch); $json_results = json_decode($result, true); print_r($json_results);