I’m try simply iterating through nodes and adding the name of the node to an array but it is creating it as multidimensional array instead of one dimensional.
$arrayname = attribute[‘name’];
How do I get this to build as a one dimensional array? I need it this way as I’m checking to see if a value exists before adding it using in_array.
Right now I get
 SimpleXMLElement Object
 => bob
usage SimpleXMLElements have to be cast to string type to use as a string. Change your code to this (assuming your attributes array is $attribute):
$arrayname = (string)$attribute[‘name’];