1 filter.module filter_dom_load($text)

Parses an HTML snippet and returns it as a DOM object.

This function loads the body part of a partial (X)HTML document and returns a full DOMDocument object that represents this document. You can use filter_dom_serialize() to serialize this DOMDocument back to a XHTML snippet.


$text: The partial (X)HTML snippet to load. Invalid mark-up will be corrected on import.

Return value

DOMDocument: A DOMDocument that represents the loaded (X)HTML snippet.


core/modules/filter/filter.module, line 1624
Framework for handling the filtering of content.


function filter_dom_load($text) {
  $dom_document = new DOMDocument();
  // Ignore warnings during HTML soup loading.
  @$dom_document->loadHTML('<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"><html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /></head><body>' . $text . '</body></html>');

  return $dom_document;