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DOMDocument::load

(PHP 5)

DOMDocument::load Load XML from a file

Description

public mixed DOMDocument::load ( string $filename [, int $options = 0 ] )

Loads an XML document from a file.

Warning

Unix style paths with forward slashes can cause significant performance degradation on Windows systems; be sure to call realpath() in such a case.

Parameters

filename

The path to the XML document.

options

Bitwise OR of the libxml option constants.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. If called statically, returns a DOMDocument or FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

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

This method may be called statically, but will issue an E_STRICT error.

Examples

Example #1 Creating a Document

<?php
$doc 
= new DOMDocument();
$doc->load('book.xml');
echo 
$doc->saveXML();
?>

See Also

PHP Manual