X
HOME HTML5 CSS3 JAVASCRIPT SQL PHP5 JQUERY ANGULAR BOOTSTRAP3 XML MORE...
REFERENCES | EXAMPLES | FORUM | ABOUT

PHP xpath() Function


PHP SimpleXML Reference Complete PHP SimpleXML Reference

Definition and Usage

The xpath() function runs an XPath query on the XML document.

This function returns an array of SimpleXMLElements on success, and FALSE of failure.


Syntax

class SimpleXMLElement
{
string xpath(path)
}

Parameter Description
path Required. Specifies what to search for in the XML document


Example

XML File

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<note>
<to>Tove</to>
<from>Jani</from>
<heading>Reminder</heading>
<body>Don't forget me this weekend!</body>
</note>

PHP Code

<?php
$xml = simplexml_load_file("test.xml");

$result = $xml->xpath("from");

print_r($result);
?>

The output of the code above will be:

Array
(
[0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
  (
  [0] => Jani
  )
)


PHP SimpleXML Reference Complete PHP SimpleXML Reference

Your suggestion:

Close [X]

Thank You For Helping Us!

Your message has been sent to W3Schools.

Close [X]
Search w3schools.com:

WEB HOSTING

UK Reseller Hosting

WEB BUILDING

Download XML Editor FREE Website BUILDER Free HTML5 Templates

SHARE THIS PAGE

facebook