Originally posted by giantrobotHost is Bravenet and yes "fopen" was the main function I was trying to use.
Are you trying to use fopen? Anyway, what is the webhost? They may have it disabled for security reasons. They may also require a proxy for external connections. You would probably find much better help on an actual php forum. I am about half dumb when it comes to this stuff. Also, google your entire error message and you will find some help as well.