user1468768 user1468768 - 1 year ago 63
JSON Question

Extracting information from a JSON string from PHP

Following is the JSON output

"bugs": [
"is_confirmed": true,
"cc": [

"deadline": null,
"qa_contact": "",
"last_change_time": "2016-09-12T04:57:53Z",
"creation_time": "2016-09-12T04:57:03Z",
"keywords": [

"classification": "Unclassified",
"assigned_to": "",
"priority": "Highest",
"is_open": true,
"creator": "",
"target_milestone": "---",
"creator_detail": {
"name": "",
"id": 1,
"real_name": "Ashish Sureka",
"email": ""
"is_cc_accessible": true,
"op_sys": "Windows",
"component": "TestComponent",
"status": "CONFIRMED",
"resolution": "",
"platform": "PC",
"depends_on": [

"groups": [

"summary": "Checking if Bugzilla REST API is working or not",
"cc_detail": [

"assigned_to_detail": {
"name": "",
"email": "",
"id": 1,
"real_name": "Ashish Sureka"
"alias": [

"whiteboard": "",
"version": "unspecified",
"url": "",
"see_also": [

"id": 1,
"dupe_of": null,
"severity": "critical",
"product": "TestProduct",
"blocks": [

"is_creator_accessible": true,
"flags": [

"faults": [


of my program

// Location of the resource (Bug Report)
$url = "http://localhost:8080/bugzilla/rest/bug/1";

// Instantiate an instance of cURL
$curl = curl_init();

// cURL settings, URL to send request to
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_URL, $url);

// cURL settings, Return the response as a string
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);

// Execute the cURL request
$result = curl_exec($curl);

// Close the cURL request

//echo "<BR>Product: ". $result->product;
//echo "<BR>Component: ".$result->component;
//echo "<BR>Version: ".$result->version;
//echo "<BR>Summary: ".$result->summary;
//echo "<BR>Priority: ".$result->priority;
//echo "<BR>Operating System".$result->op_sys;

I tried using
functions and tried to extract properties from object or get information from array but not able to get the product, component, version, summary, priority etc from the

Answer Source

Try this

$data = json_decode('your json_code',true);
echo $data['bugs'][0]['component']."<br>";
echo $data['bugs'][0]['product']."<br>";
echo $data['bugs'][0]['version']."<br>";
echo $data['bugs'][0]['summary']."<br>";


Checking if Bugzilla REST API is working or not

In json_decode When TRUE, returned objects will be converted into associative arrays.

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