xmlrpc_encode_request

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xmlrpc_encode_request

Generates XML for a method request (PHP 4 >= 4.0.7, PHP 5)
string xmlrpc_encode_request ( string method, mixed params [, array output_options] )

Warning:

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, the name of this function, and anything else documented about this function may change without notice in a future release of PHP. Use this function at your own risk.

Parameters

method

Name of the method to call.

params

Method parameters compatible with method signature.

output_options

Array specifying output options may contain (default values are emphasised):

  • output_type: php, xml

  • verbosity: no_white_space, newlines_only, pretty

  • escaping: cdata, non-ascii, non-print, markup (may be a string with one value or an array with multiple values)

  • version: simple, xmlrpc, soap 1.1, auto

  • encoding: iso-8859-1, other character set supported by iconv

Return Values

Returns a string containing the XML representation of the request.

Examples

Example 2647. XMLRPC client functions example

<?php
$request
= xmlrpc_encode_request("method", array(1, 2, 3));
$context = stream_context_create(array('http' => array(
   
'method' => "POST",
   
'header' => "Content-Type: text/xml",
   
'content' => $request
)));
$file = file_get_contents("http://www.example.com/xmlrpc", false, $context);
$response = xmlrpc_decode($file);
if (
xmlrpc_is_fault($response)) {
   
trigger_error("xmlrpc: $response[faultString] ($response[faultCode])");
} else {
   
print_r($response);
}
?>