PHP 5.6.29 Released

domxml_open_file

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0)

domxml_open_fileCreates a DOM object from an XML file

Description

DomDocument domxml_open_file ( string $filename [, int $mode = DOMXML_LOAD_PARSING [, array &$error ]] )

The function parses the XML document in the given file.

Parameters

filename

The path to the XML file. The file is accessed in read-only mode.

mode

This optional parameter can be used to change the behavior of this function.

You can use one of the following constants for it: DOMXML_LOAD_PARSING (default), DOMXML_LOAD_VALIDATING or DOMXML_LOAD_RECOVERING. You can add to it also DOMXML_LOAD_DONT_KEEP_BLANKS, DOMXML_LOAD_SUBSTITUTE_ENTITIES and DOMXML_LOAD_COMPLETE_ATTRS by bitwise or.

error

If used, it will contain the error messages. error must be passed in by reference.

Return Values

Returns a DomDocument instance of the given file.

Examples

Example #1 Opening an XML document from a file

<?php

if (!$dom domxml_open_file("example.xml")) {
  echo 
"Error while parsing the document\n";
  exit;
}

$root $dom->document_element();
?>

Changelog

Version Description
4.3.0 The parameters mode and error were added.

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