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SimpleXMLElement->__construct()

Creates a new SimpleXMLElement object ()

SimpleXMLElement {
  __construct(string data,
              int options,
              bool data_is_url,
              string ns,
              bool is_prefix);

}

Creates a new SimpleXMLElement object.

Parameters

data

A well-formed XML string or the path or URL to an XML document if data_is_url is TRUE.

options

Optionally used to specify additional Libxml parameters.

data_is_url

By default, data_is_url is FALSE. Use TRUE to specify that data is a path or URL to an XML document instead of string data.

ns
is_prefix

Return Values

Returns a SimpleXMLElement object representing data.

Errors/Exceptions

Produces an E_WARNING error message for each error found in the XML data and throws an exception if errors were detected.

Examples

Example 2253. Create a SimpleXMLElement object

<?php

include 'example.php';

$sxe = new SimpleXMLElement($xmlstr);
echo
$sxe->movie[0]->title;

?>


Example 2254. Create a SimpleXMLElement object from a URL

<?php

$sxe
= new SimpleXMLElement('http://example.org/document.xml', NULL, TRUE);
echo
$sxe->asXML();

?>