PHP | DOMDocument loadHTMLFile() Function

The DOMDocument::loadHTMLFile() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to load HTML from a file.

Syntax:

bool DOMDocument::loadHTMLFile( string $filename, int $options = 0 )

Parameters: This function accepts two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • $filename: This parameter holds the path to the HTML file.
  • $options: This parameter is used to specify the additional Libxml parameters in PHP 5.4.0 and Libxml 2.6.0.

Return Value: This function returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. This function returns a DOMDocument if it is called statically or FALSE on failure.

Below programs illustrate the DOMDocument::loadHTMLFile() function in PHP:



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<html>
<head>
    <title>PHP function</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>PHP function</h2>
    <div>A computer science portal</div>
</body>    
</html>

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Program 1:

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<?php
  
// Create a new DOMDocument
$doc = new DOMDocument();
  
// Load the HTML file
$doc->loadHTMLFile("gfg.html");
  
// Create an HTML document and display it
echo $doc->saveHTML();
  
?>

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Output:

<html>
<head>
    <title>PHP function</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>PHP function</h2>
    <div>A computer science portal</div>
</body>    
</html>

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// Create a new DOMDocument
$doc = new DOMDocument();
   
// Create an element
$comm1 = $doc->createComment('Starting of HTML document file');
  
// Append element to the document
$doc->appendChild($comm1);
  
// Create an HTML document and display it
echo $doc->saveHTML();
  
// Load the HTML file
$doc->loadHTMLFile('gfg.html');
  
// Create an element
$comm2 = $doc->createComment('Ending of HTML document file');
  
// Append element to the document
$doc->appendChild($comm2);
  
// Create an HTML document and display it
echo $doc->saveHTML();
  
?>

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Output:

<!--Starting of HTML document file-->
<html>
<head>
    <title>PHP function</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>PHP function</h2>
    <div>A computer science portal</div>
</body>    
</html>
<!--Ending of HTML document file-->

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/domdocument.loadhtmlfile.php




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