In this tutorial, You learn below things writing XML comments
the developer writes
Comments to describe the line of text or tag in XML.
processor or parser ignores comments during XML parse.
Comments start with (less than, exclamation symbol and two dashes)
<!-- and end with (two dashes followed by greater than symbol)
Comments can be single or multi-line comments
Multi-line comments Syntax:
<!-- multiple lines comments text -->
Comment text is placed in multiple lines wrapped in comment syntax. Comment text can have string text or tags.
Here is XML multiple line comments example
<users> <user id="1"> <!-- Hello This is single user comments <name>john<name> <salary>5000</salary> --> </user> </user>
Single line comments
Comments text is placed in a single line Syntax:
<!-- Comments text -->
Here is XML single line comments example
<users> <user id="1"> <!-- Hello This is single user comments --> </user> </user>
Comments can be written
- Can write in the content
- Not allowed in XML attributes
- Allowed inside a tag
- nested comments are not allowed
XML Comments example
Following is an example
<!-- XML document for a list of users Each user has an information id attribute, name, and salary --> <users> <user id="1"> <name>john<name><!-- name of employee --> <salary>5000</salary> <!-- salary of employee --> </user> </user>
How do I comment out a block of tags in XML?
It is very easy to comment Block of tags with multi-line syntax.
Multi-line comments starts with
<!-- followed by comments, end with
<emps> <emp id="1"> <!-- Hi Multi line comments in html tags <name>eric<name> <salary>4000</salary> --> </emp> </emps>