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Extract title from HTML files

Terminal - Extract title from HTML files
awk 'BEGIN{IGNORECASE=1;FS="<title>|</title>";RS=EOF} {print $2}' file.html
2010-04-20 10:54:03
User: sata
Functions: awk
Extract title from HTML files

Case Insensitive! and Works even if the "<title>...</title>" spans over multiple line.

Simple! :-)


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
sed -n 's/.*<title>\(.*\)<\/title>.*/\1/ip;T;q' file.html
2010-04-19 07:41:10
User: octopus
Functions: sed

This command can be used to extract the title defined in HTML pages

awk 'BEGIN{IGNORECASE=1;FS="<title>|</title>";RS=EOF} {print $2}' | sed '/^$/d' > file.html
2010-04-20 13:27:47
User: tamouse
Functions: awk sed
Tags: Linux awk html

previous version leaves lots of blank lines

tr -d "\n\r" | grep -ioEm1 "<title[^>]*>[^<]*</title" | cut -f2 -d\> | cut -f1 -d\<
2010-04-20 18:55:24
User: bandie91
Functions: cut grep tr
Tags: Linux awk html

not the best, uses 4 pipes!

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