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DOMNode->appendChild()

Adds new child at the end of the children ()

DOMNode {
  DOMNode appendChild(DOMNode newnode);
}

This functions appends a child to an existing list of children or creates a new list of children. The child can be created with e.g. DOMDocument->createElement(), DOMDocument->createTextNode() etc. or simply by using any other node.

Parameters

newnode

The appended child.

Return Values

The node added.

Errors/Exceptions

DOM_NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR

Raised if this node is readonly or if the previous parent of the node being inserted is readonly.

DOM_HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR

Raised if this node is of a type that does not allow children of the type of the newnode node, or if the node to append is one of this node's ancestors or this node itself.

DOM_WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR

Raised if newnode was created from a different document than the one that created this node.

Examples

The following example will add a new element node to a fresh document.

Example 539. Adding a child

<?php

$doc
= new DOMDocument;

$node = $doc->createElement("para");
$newnode = $doc->appendChild($node);

echo
$doc->saveXML();
?>