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Load XML from a string


DOMDocument::loadXML

(PHP 5)

DOMDocument::loadXMLLoad XML from a string

Description

mixed DOMDocument::loadXML ( string $source [, int $options = 0 ] )

Loads an XML document from a string.

This method 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.

Parameters

source

The string containing the XML.

options

Bitwise OR of the libxml option constants.

Return Values

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

Errors/Exceptions

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.

Examples

Example #1 Creating a Document

<?php
$doc 
= new DOMDocument();
$doc->loadXML('<root><node/></root>');
echo 
$doc->saveXML();
?>

Example #2 Static invocation of loadXML

<?php
$doc 
DOMDocument::loadXML('<root><node/></root>');
echo 
$doc->saveXML();
?>

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