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SimpleXMLElement::getNamespaces

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2)

SimpleXMLElement::getNamespaces Returns namespaces used in document

Description

public array SimpleXMLElement::getNamespaces ([ bool $recursive = false ] )

Returns namespaces used in document

Parameters

recursive

If specified, returns all namespaces used in parent and child nodes. Otherwise, returns only namespaces used in root node.

Return Values

The getNamespaces method returns an array of namespace names with their associated URIs.

Examples

Example #1 Get document namespaces in use

<?php

$xml 
= <<<XML
<?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>
<people xmlns:p="http://example.org/ns" xmlns:t="http://example.org/test">
    <p:person id="1">John Doe</p:person>
    <p:person id="2">Susie Q. Public</p:person>
</people>
XML;
 
$sxe = new SimpleXMLElement($xml);

$namespaces $sxe->getNamespaces(true);
var_dump($namespaces);

?>

The above example will output:

array(1) {
  ["p"]=>
  string(21) "http://example.org/ns"
}

See Also

PHP Manual