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DomElement->get_attribute()

Returns the value of the given attribute ()

DomElement {
  string get_attribute(string name);
}

Returns the value of the given attribute in the current element.

Since PHP 4.3, if no attribute with given name is found, an empty string is returned.

Parameters

name

The name of the seeked attribute. This parameter is case sensitive.

Return Values

Returns the name of the attribute as a string or an empty string if no attribute with the given name is found.

Examples

Example 559. Getting the value of an attribute

<?php

include("example.inc");

if (!
$dom = domxml_open_mem($xmlstr)) {
   echo
"Error while parsing the document\n";
   exit;
}

// get chapter
$root = $dom->document_element();
echo
$root->get_attribute('language'); // en

?>


Migrating to PHP 5

Use DOMElement->getAttribute().