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DOMNode::getNodePath

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7)

DOMNode::getNodePathGet an XPath for a node

Description

public string DOMNode::getNodePath ( void )

Gets an XPath location path for the node.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns a string containing the XPath, or NULL in case of an error.

Examples

Example #1 DOMNode::getNodePath() example

<?php
// Create a new DOMDocument instance
$dom = new DOMDocument;

// Load the XML
$dom->loadXML('
<fruits>
 <apples>
  <apple>braeburn</apple>
  <apple>granny smith</apple>
 </apples>
 <pears>
  <pear>conference</pear>
 </pears>
</fruits>
');

// Print XPath for each element
foreach ($dom->getElementsByTagName('*') as $node) {
    echo $node->getNodePath() . "\n";
}
?>

The above example will output:

/fruits
/fruits/apples
/fruits/apples/apple[1]
/fruits/apples/apple[2]
/fruits/pears
/fruits/pears/pear

See Also

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