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xml_parser_get_optionGet options from an XML parser


xml_parser_get_option(XMLParser $parser, int $option): string|int|bool

Gets an option value from an XML parser.


A reference to the XML parser to get an option from.
Which option to fetch. XML_OPTION_CASE_FOLDING, XML_OPTION_SKIP_TAGSTART, XML_OPTION_SKIP_WHITE and XML_OPTION_TARGET_ENCODING are available. See xml_parser_set_option() for their description.

Return Values

Returns the option's value.


Throws a ValueError when an invalid value is passed to option.

Prior to PHP 8.0.0, passing an invalid value to option generated a E_WARNING as well as making the function return false.


Version Description
8.3.0 The function now returns a boolean for boolean options.
8.0.0 parser expects an XMLParser instance now; previously, a valid xml resource was expected.
8.0.0 A ValueError is now thrown if option is invalid.
7.1.24, 7.2.12, 7.3.0 options now supports XML_OPTION_SKIP_TAGSTART and XML_OPTION_SKIP_WHITE.
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