Config_Container::createItem() – Create new child for section item


require_once 'Config/Container.php';

object &Config_Container::createItem ( string $type , mixed $item , string $content , array $attributes = null , string $where = 'bottom' , object $target = null )


This method must be called on a section, the created item can be anything. It adds a new child to the current item. If a position is specified, the child will be created at there. It is recommended to use the helper methods instead of calling this method directly.


string $type

type of item: directive , section , comment , blank ...

mixed $item

item name

string $content

item content

array $attributes

item attributes

string $where

choose a position 'bottom' , 'top' , 'after' , 'before'

object $target

needed if you choose 'before' or 'after' for $where

Return value

object - reference to new item


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error value Meaning Solution


This function can not be called statically.


Create some new items using createItem()

=& new Config_Container('section''conf');
$header =& $section->createItem('comment'null'Database Configuration''top');
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Last updated: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 — Download Documentation
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