API16

JSimpleXML/loadFile

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Description

Interprets an XML file into an object



Syntax

loadFile($path, $classname=null)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$path Path to xml file containing a well-formed XML document
$classname null currently ignored

Returns

boolean True if successful, false if file empty

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/simplexml.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.simplexml' );

Source Body

function loadFile($path, $classname = null)
{
        //Check to see of the path exists
        if (!file_exists($path))  {
                return false;
        }

        //Get the XML document loaded into a variable
        $xml = trim(file_get_contents($path));
        if ($xml == '')
        {
                return false;
        }
        else
        {
                $this->_parse($xml);
                return true;
        }
}



Examples

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