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[ xml_element->getelementsbytagname ]


The [xml_element->getelementsbytagname] method is used to retrieve all of the elements of an xml object whose tag name matches the parameter.

The method takes one parameter, the tag name to search for. 

[xml_element->getelementsbytagname] returns an [xml_nodeList] object which contains a set of [xml_element] objects.

The method returns an empty object if the specified tag name is not found.

  • Syntax
xml_element->getelementsbytagname( 'tag_name' )
  • Beginner

Retrieve all of the instances of a given tag from an xml_element

This example shows how to use the [xml_element->getelementsbytagname] method to retrieve all of the <date> elements from an XML object.


var(aDay = xml('<day weekday="Monday">
</day>') )



xml_nodeList(<date>4</date>, <date>11</date>, <date>16</date>, <date>23</date>, <date>30</date>)

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