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DomDocument->dump_mem

(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0)

DomDocument->dump_memDumps the internal XML tree back into a string

Description

string DomDocument->dump_mem ([ bool $format [, string $encoding ]] )

Creates an XML document from the dom representation. This function usually is called after building a new dom document from scratch as in the example below. The format specifies whether the output should be neatly formatted, or not.

Example #1 Creating a simple HTML document header

<?php
$doc 
domxml_new_doc("1.0");
$root $doc->create_element("HTML");
$root $doc->append_child($root);
$head $doc->create_element("HEAD");
$head $root->append_child($head);
$title $doc->create_element("TITLE");
$title $head->append_child($title);
$text $doc->create_text_node("This is the title");
$text $title->append_child($text);
echo 
"<PRE>";
echo 
htmlentities($doc->dump_mem(true));
echo 
"</PRE>";
?>

Note:

The first parameter was added in PHP 4.3.0.

See also domdocument_dump_file(), and domdocument_html_dump_mem().


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