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

XMLWriter::startElement -- xmlwriter_start_elementCreate start element tag


Styl obiektowy

XMLWriter::startElement ( string $name ) : bool

Styl proceduralny

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

Starts an element.



Jedynie dla wywołań proceduralnych. Zasób XMLWriter, który jest modfikowany. Ten zasób pochodzi, z wywołania funkcji xmlwriter_open_uri() lub xmlwriter_open_memory().


The element name.

Zwracane wartości

Zwraca TRUE w przypadku powodzenia, FALSE w przypadku błędu.

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User Contributed Notes 4 notes

toby at php dot net
10 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.
reedsilverstein at gmail dot com
6 years ago
I needed to make a self closing tag with one attribute so I did:


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


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