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PHP addAttribute() Function

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Example

Add an attribute to the root element and to the body element:

<?php
$note=<<<XML
<note>
<to>Tove</to>
<from>Jani</from>
<heading>Reminder</heading>
<body>Don't forget me this weekend!</body>
</note>
XML;

$xml=new SimpleXMLElement($note);
$xml->addAttribute("type","private");
$xml->body->addAttribute("date","2013-01-01");

echo $xml->asXML();
?>

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Definition and Usage

The addAttribute() function adds an attribute to the SimpleXML element.


Syntax

addAttribute(name,value,ns);

Parameter Description
name Required. Specifies the name of the attribute to add
value Optional. Specifies the value of the attribute
ns Optional. Specifies a namespace for the attribute

Technical Details

Return Value: No value is returned
PHP Version: 5.1.3+


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