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DomDocument->document_element

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DomDocument->document_element --  Returns root element node

Description

object DomDocument->document_element ( void )

This function returns the root element node of a document.

The following example returns just the element with name CHAPTER and prints it. The other node -- the comment -- is not returned.

Example 1. Retrieving root element

<?php
include("example.inc");

if(!$dom = domxml_open_mem($xmlstr)) {
  echo "Error while parsing the document\n";
  exit;
}

$root = $dom->document_element();
print_r($root);
 ?>

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