What is PHP Libxml?

What is PHP Libxml?

libxml is a library (hence lib) of tools that let you work with parser functions in PHP. The newest version, called libxml2, was introduced at the beginning of 2019. In this article, we will review its main functions. While PHP libxml extension is free to download and use, it does not come inbuilt in PHP.

How do I install Libxml?

Notice the latest version available).

  1. Download that latest version’s . tar. gz file using wget, and extract it using tar command.
  2. Compile and install the software by typing these terminal commands from within the extracted folder: ./configure make sudo make install.

How do you compile libxml2?

Build libxml2 from source under Windows environment

  1. Open Developer Command Prompt for VS 2017 as admin.
  2. Navigate to libxml2\win32.
  3. Running the following command: cscript configure.js compiler=msvc prefix=c:\opt include=c:\opt\include lib=c:\opt\lib debug=yes.
  4. nmake /f Makefile.msvc.

How install XML in Linux?

Installation of php-xml in Ubuntu

  1. Step 1: Verify the installation of php-xml on ubuntu.
  2. Step 2: To install php-xml in Ubuntu, update your system packages using the following command.
  3. Step 3: After updating system packages now we install the php-xml using the following command.

How install XML module Perl?

  1. Extract XML-Parser-2.44.tar.gz: tar -xvf XML-Parser-2.44.tar.gz. This creates a directory called /XML-Parser-2.44.
  2. Go to /XML-Parser-2.44 and run the following commands to install the module: perl Makefile.PL make make test sudo make install.

What is libxml2 used for?

libxml2 is a software library for parsing XML documents. It is also the basis for the libxslt library which processes XSLT-1.0 stylesheets.

What is libxml2 package Linux?

Libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project (but usable outside of the Gnome platform), it is free software available under the MIT License.

How do I install Perl libraries on Windows?


  1. Unpack it into a writable directory.
  2. Run the Perl configure command: perl Makefile.pl .
  3. Run the make command.
  4. Run the make test command. Do not proceed until this command completes successfully.
  5. Run the make install command.

How install XML file in Windows?

Windows Installer

  1. Make sure that your system meets the system requirements.
  2. Download the Windows installer.
  3. [Optional] Validate the integrity of the downloaded file by checking it against the MD5 sum published on the download page.
  4. Run the installer and follow the instructions in the installation program.