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The "API16" namespace is an archived namespace. This page contains information for a Joomla! version which is no longer supported. It exists only as a historical reference, it will not be improved and its content may be incomplete and/or contain broken links.
|name||Get the name of the element. Warning: don't use getName() as it's broken up to php 5.2.3|
|data||LEGACY - Gets the element 'data'.|
|getAttribute||LEGACY - Gets an elements attribute by name.|
|asFormattedXML||Return a well-formed XML string based on SimpleXML element|
jimport( 'joomla.utilities.xmlelement' );