Make an http request inside php return body as string

i would like to write a php script to make an http request (not referring to the address of the php script i am trying to write) and return the html to a string, which i can use to do things in the rest of my script
love u guys ur always so helpful

Try this:

Or have a look at curl

thanks guys
ill try using file get contents
i remember trying to use curl at one time but couldnt figure out how to install it