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XMLWriter::startElement

xmlwriter_start_element

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2, PHP 7, PECL xmlwriter >= 0.1.0)

XMLWriter::startElement -- xmlwriter_start_elementCrée un élément

Description

Style orienté objet

XMLWriter::startElement ( string $name ) : bool

Style procédural

xmlwriter_start_element ( resource $xmlwriter , string $name ) : bool

Commence un élément.

Liste de paramètres

xmlwriter

Uniquement pour les appels procéduraux. La ressource XMLWriter qui a été modifiée. Cette ressource provient d'un appel à xmlwriter_open_uri() ou xmlwriter_open_memory().

name

Le nom de l'élément.

Valeurs de retour

Cette fonction retourne TRUE en cas de succès ou FALSE si une erreur survient.

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toby at php dot net
8 years ago
Note that startElement() and startElementNS() naturally do not write the closing ">" of the tag, since you may add an arbitrary number of attributes after starting a tag.

However, in some cases you may want to have the starting element tag closed in the output buffer before writing any further elements or content (e.g. if you communicate via an XML stream). To achieve this, you can simply use the text() method with an empty string.
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indy at driftsolutions dot com
1 year ago
I'm using PHP 7.1, not sure how many versions are affected but if you try to start an element that is a number or starts with a number (ie. 1 or 1TBS) it won't write it and messes up your XML.
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reedsilverstein at gmail dot com
5 years ago
I needed to make a self closing tag with one attribute so I did:

<?php

$writer
->startElement('CookTime');
 
$writer->writeAttribute('minMinute', $cook_time);
$writer->endElement();

?>

Output: <CookTime minMinute="10"/>
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marcuslists at brightonart dot co dot uk
9 years ago
Call trim on the tag as a trailing space breaks the end element.
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