XML DOM getAttribute() Method


Element Object Reference Element Object

Definition and Usage

The getAttribute() method gets an attribute value by name.

Syntax

elementNode.getAttribute(name)

Parameter Description
name Required. Specifies the attribute to get the attribute value from

Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and gets the value of the "category" attribute in all <book> elements:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books.xml");

x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName('book');

for (i=0;i<x.length;i++)
{
document.write(x[i].getAttribute('category'));
document.write("<br>");
}

Output:

COOKING
CHILDREN
WEB
WEB

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