XML DOM hasAttributes() Method


Node Object Reference Node Object

Definition and Usage

The hasAttributes() method returns true if the specified node has any attributes, otherwise false.

Note: If the specified node is not an Element node, the return value is always false.


Browser Support

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The hasAttributes() method is supported in all major browsers.

Note: Internet Explorer 9 and earlier do not support the hasAttributes() method.


Syntax

nodeObject.hasAttributes()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
Boolean Returns true if the specified node has any attributes, otherwise false

Technical Details

DOM Version Core Level 2 Node Object

Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and returns whether the first <book> element has any attributes:

Example

xmlDoc = loadXMLDoc("books.xml");
x = xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName('book')[0];

document.write(x.hasAttributes());

Output:

true

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