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DOMElement::__construct

(PHP 5)

DOMElement::__construct Creates a new DOMElement object

Description

public DOMElement::__construct ( string $name [, string $value [, string $namespaceURI ]] )

Creates a new DOMElement object. This object is read only. It may be appended to a document, but additional nodes may not be appended to this node until the node is associated with a document. To create a writeable node, use DOMDocument::createElement or DOMDocument::createElementNS.

Parameters

name

The tag name of the element. When also passing in namespaceURI, the element name may take a prefix to be associated with the URI.

value

The value of the element.

namespaceURI

A namespace URI to create the element within a specific namespace.

Examples

Example #1 Creating a new DOMElement

<?php

$dom 
= new DOMDocument('1.0''iso-8859-1');
$element $dom->appendChild(new DOMElement('root'));
$element_ns = new DOMElement('pr:node1''thisvalue''http://xyz');
$element->appendChild($element_ns);
echo 
$dom->saveXML(); /* <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<root><pr:node1 xmlns:pr="http://xyz">thisvalue</pr:node1></root> */

?>

See Also

PHP Manual