sfContactGrabberPlugin - 0.5.0

The sfContactGrabberPlugin will fetch your address book from gmail.

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The 'sfContactGrabberPlugin' will fetch your address book from currently only gmail.


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  • PHP 5 with CURL support (curl.so or php_curl.dll)

Installiation instructions

  • Install the plugin

    symfony plugin-install http://plugins.symfony-project.com/sfContactGrabberPlugin
  • Enable the sfContactGrabber module in your application settings.yml

        enabled_modules:        [sfContactGrabber](default,)
  • Add a writable path for cookies. ( some of the scripts need this, eg: yahoo) So in config/app.yml add the following.

      cookie_path: somewhere/uploads
  • Clear the cache

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  • Include a link to the form in a view

    <?php include_partial('sfContactGrabber/form');?> 


  • A level of abstraction is made from the tpl's so they may be eaisly updated in the future as their api's change. Any changes made to them should be listed below.

Changes to third party librarys:


  • Fix the yahoo support
  • Add Hotmail, rediff and orkut support.


  • When CURL is not present, you may get errors like: "Warning: dl() [function.dl]: Dynamically loaded extensions aren't enabled in ....."

    • The fix is simple... go install CURL.


  • For the full copyright and license information, please view the LICENSE file that was distributed with this source code.


2007-07-19 | 0.1 Beta

  • (asifali.mohd@gmail.com) Asif.Ali: First version Based from the Contact Grabber library : http://www.phpclasses.org/browse/package/3895.html

2008-07-20 | 0.2 Beta

  • (rekarnar@gmail.com) Adam Tombleson: Major code re-write and compatibility update to the lastest api's.

2008-10-21 | 0.5 Beta

  • (rekarnar@gmail.com) Adam Tombleson: Updated to google contacts api - http://code.google.com/apis/contacts/ Removed failing yahoo support. Changed to a more accurate versioning system.