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DomNode->parent_node

Returns the parent of the node ()
domnode DomNode->parent_node ( )

This function returns the parent node.

(PHP >= 4.3 only) If no parent is found, NULL is returned.

The following example will show two identical lists of children.

Example 572. Finding the document of a node

<?php
$doc
= domxml_new_doc("1.0");
$node = $doc->create_element("para");
$node = $doc->append_child($node);
$children = $doc->children();
print_r($children);

$doc2 = $node->parent_node();
$children = $doc2->children();
print_r($children);
?>