Config_Container::addItem() – Add item to this item.


require_once 'Config/Container.php';

object Config_Container::addItem ( object &$item , string $where = 'bottom' , object $target = null )


This method will add a Config_Container child to the current container children. Thus, addItem() can only be called one a section type container. If a position is specified, the object will be added at this position. If 'before' or 'after' are specified as position, a target object is required. The object will then be added before or after the target object position in the current container.


object &$item

a container object

string $where

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

object $target

needed if you choose 'before' or 'after' in $where. $target must be one of this container's children. ZendEngine2 will accept references with default. It will then be possible to have &$target instead.

Return value

object - A reference to the added object


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error value Meaning Solution


This function can not be called statically.


Adding an item using addItem()

=& new Config_Container('section''conf');
$directive =& new Config_Container('directive''user''mansion');

Adding an item using addItem() and a position relative to another item

=& new Config_Container('section''conf');
$directive =& new Config_Container('directive''user''mansion');

$comment =& new Config_Container('comment'null'Here goes my name');
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