MOCKSTACKS
EN
Questions And Answers

More Tutorials









PHP SimpleXML

Loading XML data into simplexml


Loading from string

Use simplexml_load_string to create a SimpleXMLElement from a string:

$xmlString = "<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>";
$xml = simplexml_load_string($xmlString) or die("Error: Cannot create object");

Note that or not || must be used here because the precedence of or is higher than =. The code after or will only be executed if $xml finally resolves to false.

Loading from file

Use simplexml_load_file to load XML data from a file or a URL:

$xml = simplexml_load_string("filePath.xml");
$xml = simplexml_load_string("https://example.com/doc.xml");

The URL can be of any schemes that PHP supports, or custom stream wrappers

Conclusion

In this page (written and validated by ) you learned about PHP SimpleXML . What's Next? If you are interested in completing PHP tutorial, your next topic will be learning about: PHP Parsing HTML.



Incorrect info or code snippet? We take very seriously the accuracy of the information provided on our website. We also make sure to test all snippets and examples provided for each section. If you find any incorrect information, please send us an email about the issue: mockstacks@gmail.com.


Share On:


Mockstacks was launched to help beginners learn programming languages; the site is optimized with no Ads as, Ads might slow down the performance. We also don't track any personal information; we also don't collect any kind of data unless the user provided us a corrected information. Almost all examples have been tested. Tutorials, references, and examples are constantly reviewed to avoid errors, but we cannot warrant full correctness of all content. By using Mockstacks.com, you agree to have read and accepted our terms of use, cookies and privacy policy.