simplexml_import_dom

simplexml_import_dom

(PHP 5)

simplexml_import_dom --  Get a SimpleXMLElement object from a DOM node.

Description

SimpleXMLElement simplexml_import_dom ( DOMNode node [, string class_name] )

This function takes a node of a DOM document and makes it into a SimpleXML node. This new object can then be used as a native SimpleXML element. If any errors occur, it returns FALSE.

Example 1. Import DOM

<?php
$dom
= new domDocument;
$dom->loadXML('<books><book><title>blah</title></book></books>');
if (!
$dom) {
    echo
'Error while parsing the document';
    exit;
}

$s = simplexml_import_dom($dom);

echo
$s->book[0]->title; // blah
?>

See also dom_import_simplexml().

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