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JUtility/parseAttributes

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Description

Method to extract key/value pairs out of a string with xml style attributes

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Syntax

parseAttributes($string)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$string $string String containing xml style attributes

Returns

array Key/Value pairs for the attributes

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/utility.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.utility' );

Source Body

function parseAttributes( $string )
{
        //Initialize variables
        $attr           = array();
        $retarray       = array();
 
        // Lets grab all the key/value pairs using a regular expression
        preg_match_all( '/([\w:-]+)[\s]?=[\s]?"([^"]*)"/i', $string, $attr );
 
        if (is_array($attr))
        {
                $numPairs = count($attr[1]);
                for($i = 0; $i < $numPairs; $i++ )
                {
                        $retarray[$attr[1][$i]] = $attr[2][$i];
                }
        }
        return $retarray;
}

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Examples

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