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Load HTML from a string


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DOMDocument::loadHTMLLoad HTML from a string


bool DOMDocument::loadHTML ( string $source )

The function parses the HTML contained in the string source. Unlike loading XML, HTML does not have to be well-formed to load. This function may also be called statically to load and create a DOMDocument object. The static invocation may be used when no DOMDocument properties need to be set prior to loading.



The HTML string.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. If called statically, returns a DOMDocument and issues E_STRICT warning.


If an empty string is passed as the source, a warning will be generated. This warning is not generated by libxml and cannot be handled using libxml's error handling functions.


Example #1 Creating a Document

= new DOMDocument();

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