In this article, we are going to know how to Import XML Data into Mysql Database table by using PHP code with Ajax. We all know XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language and it is used for to save and read data on the web and this data readable format for human and machine also. This type of data essentially handled for transfer data from one platform to another platform on the internet and it is also compatible with all programming language.

We can define XML data as very easy by user-defined tag format with a data value and it contains both opening and closing tag as the same name. For example <my-tag></my-tag> this is the format for a user-defined custom tag with an XML file.

For Import or Insert XML file data into MySQL database table, so we create a simple form for uploading XML file to the server and here we have some file format validation for upload only XML file. After creating HTML form content we want to pass XML file to the server, so here we use jQuery Ajax request to the server for further import process using PHP. In Ajax, we use FormData() for submitting the form data into server-side script page. In server-side script we use simplexml_load_file() method to read data from selected XML file and pass into our MySQL database one by one.

Step 1: Database and Connect Details

Here we going to get contention with MySQL database using PHP with PDO contention property. Using this contention object we can process the Importing XML data to MySQL database table.

and connection object,
Step 2: Make HTML page

Here we are going to make a user view page with the file choose input and upload button.

Step 3: Defile Ajax Script

In this part, we need to define a jQuery function to perform file upload operation with a progress bar notification. It will trigger when a user clicks a upload button call to the server, it contains file import procedure with validation error information and file upload status data response with JSON format and displays an HTML page for user reference.

Step 4: PHP script to filter data

Here we define a what procedures need to happen while user hit request to the server-side page. It contains file import procedure with validation error information and file upload status data response with JSON format and displays an HTML page for user reference. In server-side script we use simplexml_load_file() method to read data from selected XML file and pass into our MySQL database one by one.

Step 5: XML data file content

We can define XML data as very easy by user-defined tag format with a data value and it contains both opening and closing tag as the same name. For example <my-tag></my-tag> this is the format for a user-defined custom tag with an XML file. This file contains posts list with many individual post details content each and every post details had a title, description, and status tag information.

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