Hello Magento Friends,
In this tutorial, I will throw light on How to Convert Layout XML Content into Array in Magento 2.
Sometimes we need to convert a specific layout.xml file into an array to perform some operations in Magento 2. Converting XML to an array in Magento 2 is helpful to get the layout file data and display it based on the requirement.
So let’s see How you can Convert the layout XML file into an array in Magento 2.
Steps to Convert Layout XML Content into Array in Magento 2:
Step 1: We are converting layout XML to array through root script that’s why we need to create root script at the below file path
Now, add the code as follows
require __DIR__ .'/../app/bootstrap.php';
$bootstrap = Bootstrap::create(BP, $_SERVER);
$objectManager = $bootstrap->getObjectManager();
$utilityFiles = $objectManager->get('Magento\Framework\App\Utility\Files');
$fileList = $utilityFiles->getLayoutFiles(['area_name' => 'frontend'], false);
foreach ($fileList as $configFile)
if (strpos($configFile, 'layout_file_name.xml') !== false)
$configXml = simplexml_load_file($configFile);
With the help of the above steps, you can effortlessly convert Layout XML Content into Array in Magento 2. You can also Convert CURL XML Response into an Array in Magento 2.
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