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DOMDocument::loadXML

(PHP 5)

DOMDocument::loadXML Load XML from a string

Description

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

Loads an XML document from a string.

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 or FALSE on failure.

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.

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

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
// Issues an E_STRICT error
$doc DOMDocument::loadXML('<root><node/></root>');
echo 
$doc->saveXML();
?>

See Also

PHP Manual