PHP 5.4.36 Released

DomElement->get_attribute

(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0)

DomElement->get_attribute Returns the value of the given attribute

Description

string DomElement::get_attribute ( string $name )

Returns the value of the given attribute in the current element.

Since PHP 4.3, if no attribute with given name is found, an empty string is returned.

Parameters

name

The name of the seeked attribute. This parameter is case sensitive.

Return Values

Returns the name of the attribute as a string or an empty string if no attribute with the given name is found.

Examples

Example #1 Getting the value of an attribute

<?php

include("example.inc");

if (!
$dom domxml_open_mem($xmlstr)) {
    echo 
"Error while parsing the document\n";
    exit;
}

// get chapter
$root $dom->document_element();
echo 
$root->get_attribute('language'); // en

?>

Migrating to PHP 5

Use DOMElement::getAttribute.

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