XSLTProcessor::transformToXml

(PHP 5, PHP 7)

XSLTProcessor::transformToXmlTransform to XML

Description

XSLTProcessor::transformToXml ( object $doc ) : string

Transforms the source node to a string applying the stylesheet given by the xsltprocessor::importStylesheet() method.

Parameters

doc

The DOMDocument or SimpleXMLElement object to be transformed.

Return Values

The result of the transformation as a string or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example #1 Transforming to a string

<?php

// Load the XML source
$xml = new DOMDocument;
$xml->load('collection.xml');

$xsl = new DOMDocument;
$xsl->load('collection.xsl');

// Configure the transformer
$proc = new XSLTProcessor;
$proc->importStyleSheet($xsl); // attach the xsl rules

echo $proc->transformToXML($xml);

?>

The above example will output:

Hey! Welcome to Nicolas Eliaszewicz's sweet CD collection!

<h1>Fight for your mind</h1><h2>by Ben Harper - 1995</h2><hr>
<h1>Electric Ladyland</h1><h2>by Jimi Hendrix - 1997</h2><hr>

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