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php domDocument check node exists

checking for a node to exist in an xml file using php

10:22 am on Nov 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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This is my first time posting a problem. I would like to check if an element exists in an xml file through php. Does anyone know how to go around this?

8:41 am on Nov 29, 2008 (gmt 0)

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By ID you can do:
DomDocument->get_element_by_id ( string $id )

When it succeeds, then the node exists.