PHP - DOM Parser Example


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A HTML Dom parser written in PHP5.X versions. Dom Parser is very good at dealing with XML as well as HTML. Dom parser travels based on tree based and before access the data, it will load the data into dom object and it will update the data to the web browser. Below Example shows how to get access to the HTML data in web browser.

<?php 
   $html = ' 
      <head> 
         <title>Tutorialspoint</title>
      </head> 
   
      <body> 
         <h2>Course details</h2> 
      
         <table border = "0"> 
            <tbody> 
               <tr> 
                  <td>Android</td> 
                  <td>Gopal</td> 
                  <td>Sairam</td> 
               </tr> 
         
               <tr> 
                  <td>Hadoop</td> 
                  <td>Gopal</td> 
                  <td>Satish</td> 
               </tr> 
         
               <tr> 
                  <td>HTML</td> 
                  <td>Gopal</td> 
                  <td>Raju</td> 
               </tr> 
         
               <tr> 
                  <td>Web technologies</td> 
                  <td>Gopal</td> 
                  <td>Javed</td> 
               </tr> 
         
               <tr> 
                  <td>Graphic</td> 
                  <td>Gopal</td> 
                  <td>Satish</td> 
               </tr> 
         
               <tr> 
                  <td>Writer</td> 
                  <td>Kiran</td> 
                  <td>Amith</td> 
               </tr> 
         
               <tr> 
                  <td>Writer</td> 
                  <td>Kiran</td> 
                  <td>Vineeth</td> 
               </tr> 
            </tbody> 
         </table> 
      </body> 
   </html> 
   '; 
   /*** a new dom object ***/ 
   $dom = new domDocument; 
   
   /*** load the html into the object ***/ 
   $dom->loadHTML($html); 
   
   /*** discard white space ***/ 
   $dom->preserveWhiteSpace = false; 
   
   /*** the table by its tag name ***/ 
   $tables = $dom->getElementsByTagName('table'); 
   
   /*** get all rows from the table ***/ 
   $rows = $tables->item(0)->getElementsByTagName('tr'); 
   
   /*** loop over the table rows ***/ 
   foreach ($rows as $row) {
      /*** get each column by tag name ***/ 
      $cols = $row->getElementsByTagName('td'); 
      
      /*** echo the values ***/ 
      echo 'Designation: '.$cols->item(0)->nodeValue.'<br />'; 
      echo 'Manager: '.$cols->item(1)->nodeValue.'<br />'; 
      echo 'Team: '.$cols->item(2)->nodeValue; 
      echo '<hr />'; 
   }
?> 

It will produce the following result −

DOM Parser Example

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