Suppose we have a XML file as shown below.
<?xml version="1.0"?> <catalog> <book id="bk101"> <author>Gambardella, Matthew</author> <title>XML Developer's Guide</title> <genre>Computer</genre> <price>44.95</price> <publish_date>2000-10-01</publish_date> <description>An in-depth look at creating applications with XML.</description> </book> </catalog>
We need to add a new node. So we will first load the XML file and then operate on it as shown below.
The below command will save the XML file to the variable.
$xmlfile = [XML](Get-Content C:\Temp\SampleXML.xml)
The below command will create a new XML element
$newelement = $xmlfile.CreateElement("book")
Once the element is created we need to append it to the specific node. Here we need to append a new element underneath the Catalog.
And the last part is to save the XML file using the below command.
You can check the new book element is created.