(PHP 4 >= 4.2.1, PECL)

domxml_open_file -- Creates a DOM object from XML file


domdocument domxml_open_file ( string filename [, int mode [, array &error]] )

The function parses the XML document in the file named filename and returns an object of class "Dom document", having the properties as listed above. The file is accessed read-only.

Optional parameter mode can be used to change the behavior of this function. It was added in PHP 4.3.0. You can use one of the following constants for it: DOMXML_LOAD_PARSING (default), DOMXML_LOAD_VALIDATING or DOMXML_LOAD_RECOVERING. You can add to it also DOMXML_LOAD_DONT_KEEP_BLANKS, DOMXML_LOAD_SUBSTITUTE_ENTITIES and DOMXML_LOAD_COMPLETE_ATTRS by bitwise or.

If the error parameter is used, it will contain the error messages. error must be passed in by reference. The parameter was added in PHP 4.3.0.

例子 1. Opening an XML document from a file


if (!$dom = domxml_open_file("example.xml")) {
"Error while parsing the document\n";

$root = $dom->document_element();

See also domxml_open_mem(), and domxml_new_doc().