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SimpleXMLElement->addAttribute()

Adds an attribute to the SimpleXML element ()

SimpleXMLElement {
  void addAttribute(string name,
                    string value,
                    string namespace);

}

Adds an attribute to the SimpleXML element.

Parameters

name

The name of the attribute to add.

value

The value of the attribute.

namespace

If specified, the namespace to which the attribute belongs.

Return Values

No value is returned.

Examples

Example 2247. Add attributes and children to a SimpleXML element

<?php

include 'example.php';

$sxe = new SimpleXMLElement($xmlstr);
$sxe->addAttribute('type', 'documentary');

$movie = $sxe->addChild('movie');
$movie->addChild('title', 'PHP2: More Parser Stories');
$movie->addChild('plot', 'This is all about the people who make it work.');

$characters = $movie->addChild('characters');
$character  = $characters->addChild('character');
$character->addChild('name', 'Mr. Parser');
$character->addChild('actor', 'John Doe');

$rating = $movie->addChild('rating', '5');
$rating->addAttribute('type', 'stars');

echo
$sxe->asXML();

?>