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XML DOM createElement() Method


Document Object Reference Document Object

Definition and Usage

The createElement() method creates an element node.

This method returns an Element object.

Syntax

createElement(name)

Parameter Description
name A string that specifies the name for the element node

Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and adds an element node with a containing text node to each <book> element:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books.xml");

x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName('book');
var newel,newtext;

for (i=0;i<x.length;i++)
{
newel=xmlDoc.createElement('edition');
newtext=xmlDoc.createTextNode('First');
newel.appendChild(newtext);
x[i].appendChild(newel);
}

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