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SimpleXMLIterator::valid

(PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)

SimpleXMLIterator::validCheck whether the current element is valid

Description

public SimpleXMLIterator::valid(): bool

This method checks if the current element is valid after calls to SimpleXMLIterator::rewind() or SimpleXMLIterator::next().

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns true if the current element is valid, otherwise false

Examples

Example #1 Check whether the current element is valid

<?php
$xmlIterator 
= new SimpleXMLIterator('<books><book>SQL Basics</book></books>');

$xmlIterator->rewind(); // rewind to the first element
echo var_dump($xmlIterator->valid()); // bool(true)

$xmlIterator->next(); // advance to the next element
echo var_dump($xmlIterator->valid()); // bool(false) because there is only one element
?>

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