What is the difference between Elements and Attributes in XML ?
By in on Oct 04 2015
• Aug, 2016 3

Attributes consist of a named pair attached to an element start-tag. An example of how an attribute is:Image

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• Aug, 2016 3

Elements can be parents of other elements and/or attributes and can be repeated within the same level of an XML document. They also usually have start and end tags. An element would look like:Image

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• Jul, 2019 12

we are using Elements as nodes.
we are using Attributes inside the nodes
Example:

<student sex="male">Bidyasagar</student>

In the above example is an element
and sex=”male” is atribute.

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• Aug, 2016 3

Elements can be defined to be in a certain order, while attributes can appear in any order

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• Aug, 2016 3

Elements can occur more than once (repeating) within the same level, while attributes can only appear once within the same level

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• Oct, 2015 4

Elements can contains another element but attributes won't.

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