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PHP attributes() Function

❮ PHP SimpleXML Reference

Example

Return the attributes and values for the XML <body> element:

<?php
$note=<<<XML
<note>
<to>Tove</to>
<from>Jani</from>
<heading>Reminder</heading>
<body date="2014-01-01" type="private">Do not forget me this weekend!</body>
</note>
XML;

$xml = simplexml_load_string($note);
foreach($xml->body[0]->attributes() as $a => $b)
  {
  echo $a,'="',$b,"<br>";
  }
?>
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Definition and Usage

The attributes() function returns the attributes and values of an XML element.


Syntax

SimpleXMLElement::attributes(ns, prefix)
Parameter Description
ns Optional. Specifies a namespace for the retrieved attributes
prefix Optional. Specifies TRUE if ns is a prefix and FALSE if ns is a URI. Default is FALSE

Technical Details

Return Value: A SimpleXMLElement object on success
PHP Version: 5.0+

❮ PHP SimpleXML Reference