XML Helper

The XML Helper file contains functions that assist in working with XML data.

Loading this Helper

This helper is loaded using the following code

helper('xml');

Available Functions

The following functions are available:

xml_convert($str[, $protect_all = FALSE])
パラメータ:
  • $str (string) -- the text string to convert
  • $protect_all (bool) -- Whether to protect all content that looks like a potential entity instead of just numbered entities, e.g. &foo;
戻り値:

XML-converted string

戻り値の型:

string

Takes a string as input and converts the following reserved XML characters to entities:

  • Ampersands: &
  • Less than and greater than characters: < >
  • Single and double quotes: ' "
  • Dashes: -

This function ignores ampersands if they are part of existing numbered character entities, e.g. &#123;. 例:

$string = '<p>Here is a paragraph & an entity (&#123;).</p>';
$string = xml_convert($string);
echo $string;

outputs:

&lt;p&gt;Here is a paragraph &amp; an entity (&#123;).&lt;/p&gt;