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Warning: domdocument() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in browser-stats.php on line 10

Fatal error: Call to undefined function: load() in browser-stats.php on line 11

PHP Version 4.4.9, domxml enabled
$doc = new DOMDocument('1.0', 'iso-8859-1');
$doc->load('browser-stats.xml');

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by:cr4ck3rj4ck
ID: 22812469
Seen this problem around before.

The problem lies in your php.ini file which most likely loads the php_domxml.dll. PHP5 comes default with the DOM extention enabled. php_domxml is for PHP4 and should be commented.
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by:ellandrd
ID: 22812491
im not using PHP5.  im using PHP4.4.9.  been searching for solution all morning and still nothing will work regardless of what i try
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by:Tobias
ID: 22812545
Hi !

This function need php 5.

You can use DOM XML : http://www.php.net/domxml

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by:ellandrd
ID: 22812773
arent i using dom xml??
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by:Tobias
ID: 22813256
Hi !

Sorry, forget that I have say.
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by:ellandrd
ID: 22814094
ok can somebody point me to some XML examples too:

create new node
update attribute value

in PHP5?
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by:ellandrd
ID: 22816471
ok i have been trying to get mu page working in PHP5 using SimpleXML.

however i cant seem to add a new node.

my XML file looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<browsers>
      <browser name="Firefox" version="3.0" platform="WinXP" users="46"/>
</browsers>

I want to add a new browser node so my XML file would look like this:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<browsers>      
      <browser name="Firefox" version="3.0" platform="WinXP" users="46"/>
        <browser name="Opera" version="9.2" platform="WinXP" users="1"/>
</browsers>
<?php
$xmlobj = simplexml_load_file('browser-stats.xml');
 
$browser = $xmlobj->addChild('browser');
$browser->addAttribute('name','Opera');
 
$xmlobj->asXML('browser-stats.xml');
?>

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ID: 22816905
ok i got it working after some struggle but who gets it right first time??


<?php
$browser = array();
$browser = get_browser(null, true);
 
$name = $browser['browser'];
$version = $browser['version'];
$platform = $browser['platform'];
$users = 1;
 
$xmlobj = simplexml_load_file('browser-stats.xml');
 
$query = '/browsers/browser[@name="'.$name.'"][@version="'.$version.'"][@platform="'.$platform.'"]';
 
$entries = $xmlobj->xpath($query);
 
if(count($entries) == 1)
{
	$entries[0]->attributes()->users = $entries[0]->attributes()->users + 1;
}
else
{
	$browserobj = $xmlobj->addChild('browser');
	$browserobj->addAttribute('name',$name);
	$browserobj->addAttribute('version',$version);
	$browserobj->addAttribute('platform',$platform);
	$browserobj->addAttribute('users',$users);
}
 
$xmlobj->asXML('browser-stats.xml');
?>

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