Net_NNTP::getBody() – fetch the body of an article


require_once 'Net/NNTP.php';

string Net_NNTP::getBody ( string $articleId )


Returns the whole body of an article in the current selected newsgroup from the webserver

This function is deprecated. That means that future versions of this package may not support it anymore.

Consider this method deprecated and subject to changes - use Net_NNTP::getBodyRaw() instead.


  • string $articleId - Message-ID or Message number

Return value

string - If message exists the body as string or a PEAR_Error, if fail.


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL Different error messages The messages are directly passed from the news server, in the most cases caused by calling a non existing article Check the article ID or if your are still connected to the server ( Net_NNTP::isConnected())


This function can not be called statically.

getBody() makes no converting of the body content to any character set. You get the content 'as is'.


Using getBody()


$body $nntp->getBody($msgId);
PEAR::isError($body)) {
// handle error
} else {
// success - print body
echo $body;
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Last updated: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 — Download Documentation
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