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DOMElement->__construct()

Creates a new DOMElement object ()

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 534. 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="iso-8859-1"?>
<root><pr:node1 xmlns:pr="http://xyz">thisvalue</pr:node1></root> */

?>