CodeIgniter User Guide Version 2.1.4

XML Helper

The XML Helper file contains functions that assist in working with XML data.

Loading this Helper

This helper is loaded using the following code:


The following functions are available:


Takes a string as input and converts the following reserved XML characters to entities:

Ampersands: &
Less then and greater than characters: < >
Single and double quotes: '  "
Dashes: -

This function ignores ampersands if they are part of existing character entities. Example:

$string = xml_convert($string);