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DOMDocument->saveHTMLFile()

Dumps the internal document into a file using HTML formatting ()

DOMDocument {
  int saveHTMLFile(string filename);
}

Creates an HTML document from the DOM representation. This function is usually called after building a new dom document from scratch as in the example below.

Parameters

filename

The path to the saved HTML document.

Return Values

Returns the number of bytes written or FALSE if an error occurred.

Examples

Example 529. Saving a HTML tree into a file

<?php

$doc
= new DOMDocument('1.0');
// we want a nice output
$doc->formatOutput = true;

$root = $doc->createElement('html');
$root = $doc->appendChild($root);

$head = $doc->createElement('head');
$head = $root->appendChild($head);

$title = $doc->createElement('title');
$title = $head->appendChild($title);

$text = $doc->createTextNode('This is the title');
$text = $title->appendChild($text);

echo
'Wrote: ' . $doc->saveHTMLFile("/tmp/test.html") . ' bytes'; // Wrote: 129 bytes

?>