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DOMElement->setAttribute()

Adds new attribute ()

DOMElement {
  bool setAttribute(string name,
                    string value);

}

Sets an attribute with name name to the given value. If the attribute does not exist, it will be created.

Parameters

name

The name of the attribute.

value

The value of the attribute.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

DOM_NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR

Raised if the node is readonly.

Examples

Example 535. Setting an attribute

<?php
$doc
= new DOMDocument("1.0");
$node = $doc->createElement("para");
$newnode = $doc->appendChild($node);
$newnode->setAttribute("align", "left");
?>