Parse XML Data in php

Posted: January 12, 2013 in PHP

//xml string
$xml_string=”<?xml version=’1.0′?>
<users>
<user id=’398′>
<name>Foo</name>
<email>foo@bar.com</name>
</user>
<user id=’867′>
<name>Foobar</name>
<email>foobar@foo.com</name>
</user>
</users>”;

//load the xml string using simplexml
$xml = simplexml_load_string($xml_string);

//loop through the each node of user
foreach ($xml->user as $user)
{
//access attribute
echo $user[‘id’], ‘ ‘;
//subnodes are accessed by -> operator
echo $user->name, ‘ ‘;
echo $user->email, ‘<br />’;
}

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