jQuery.parseXML()


jQuery.parseXML( data )Returns: XMLDocument

Description: Parses a string into an XML document.

jQuery.parseXML uses the native parsing function of the browser to create a valid XML Document. This document can then be passed to jQuery to create a typical jQuery object that can be traversed and manipulated.

Example:

Create a jQuery object using an XML string and obtain the value of the title node.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery.parseXML demo</title>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<p id="someElement"></p>
<p id="anotherElement"></p>
<script>
var xml = "<rss version='2.0'><channel><title>RSS Title</title></channel></rss>",
xmlDoc = $.parseXML( xml ),
$xml = $( xmlDoc ),
$title = $xml.find( "title" );
// Append "RSS Title" to #someElement
$( "#someElement" ).append( $title.text() );
// Change the title to "XML Title"
$title.text( "XML Title" );
// Append "XML Title" to #anotherElement
$( "#anotherElement" ).append( $title.text() );
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo: