Add attributes and children to a SimpleXML element

include ‘example.php’;

$sxe = new SimpleXMLElement($xmlstr);
$sxe->addAttribute(‘type’, ‘documentary’);

$movie = $sxe->addChild(‘movie’);
$movie->addChild(‘title’, ‘PHP2: More Parser Stories’);
$movie->addChild(‘plot’, ‘This is all about the people who make it work.’);

$characters = $movie->addChild(‘characters’);
$character = $characters->addChild(‘character’);
$character->addChild(‘name’, ‘Mr. Parser’);
$character->addChild(‘actor’, ‘John Doe’);

$rating = $movie->addChild(‘rating’, ’5′);
$rating->addAttribute(‘type’, ‘stars’);

echo $sxe->asXML();

?>