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25 Aug 2014

Parse/Read data from XML Sitemap using PHP

                                You can Create XML Sitemap dynamically using PHP and MySQL. Then you've have a doubt. How can retrieve data from XML Sitemap using PHP? In this post, You are going to know get data from XML Sitemap using PHP.

                                 You can get value from XML Sitemap using PHP in following two ways.

1. Get data from XML Sitemap using simple_load_file() in PHP
2. Get data from XML Sitemap using file_get_contents() and SimpleXMLElement() in PHP

Lets see below examples.

Get data from XML Sitemap using simple_load_file() in PHP


                                   Simple_load_file() in PHP is used to convert XML document into an object. The below example explain retrieve data from XML Sitempa.


<?php
$xml=simplexml_load_file('http://www.phponwebsites.com/sitemap.xml');
//print_R($xml);
foreach($xml->url as $val)
 {
  echo $val->loc.' '. $val->lastmod.' '. $val->changefreq.' '. $val->priority.'<br>';
 }
?>


Get data from XML Sitemap using file_get_contents and SimpleXMLElement in PHP


                                  File_get_contents() is used to read the contents of a file into string. SimpleXMLElement is used to represents elements of XML document. The below example explain retrieve data from XML Sitemap.

<?php
$url=file_get_contents('http://www.phponwebsites.com/sitemap.xml');
$xml=new SimpleXMLElement($url);
//print_R($xml);
foreach($xml->url as $val)
 {
  echo $val->loc.' '. $val->lastmod.' '. $val->changefreq.' '. $val->priority.'<br>';
 }
?>


 When you give print_R() in above PHP file, you can see the output on screen like below.


 SimpleXMLElement Object (
   [url] => Array (
         [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object (
       [loc] => http://www.phponwebsites.com/p/php.html
           [lastmod] => 2014-07-26
       [changefreq] => daily
       [priority] => 1 )
 [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object (
       [loc] => http://www.phponwebsites.com/p/mysql.html
       [lastmod] => 2014-07-26
       [changefreq] => daily
       [priority] => 1 )
 [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object (
       [loc] => http://www.phponwebsites.com/p/htaccess.html
       [lastmod] => 2014-07-26
       [changefreq] => daily
       [priority] => 1 )
  )
)

Now you can retrieve data from XML Sitemap.

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5 comments:

  1. I heard XML sitemap created by several sites, my query is that can be self create this like HTML sitemap ?

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