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DOMElement::prepend

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DOMElement::prependPrepends nodes before the first child node

Description

public DOMElement::prepend(DOMNode|string ...$nodes): void

Prepends one or many nodes to the list of children before the first child node.

Parameters

nodes

The nodes to prepend. Strings are automatically converted to text nodes.

Return Values

No value is returned.

Errors/Exceptions

DOM_HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR

Raised if this node is of a type that does not allow children of the type of one of the passed nodes, or if the node to put in is one of this node's ancestors or this node itself.

DOM_WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR

Raised if one of the passed nodes was created from a different document than the one that created this node.

Changelog

Version Description
8.3.0 Calling this method on a node without an owner document now works. Previously this threw a DOMException with code DOM_HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR.

Examples

Example #1 DOMElement::prepend() example

Prepends nodes in the container element.

<?php
$doc
= new DOMDocument;
$doc->loadXML("<container> world</container>");
$world = $doc->documentElement;

$world->prepend($doc->createElement("hello"), "beautiful");

echo
$doc->saveXML();
?>

The above example will output:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<container><hello/>beautiful world</container>

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