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HTML DOM images Collection

Document Object Reference Document Object

Example

Find out how many <img> elements there are in the document:

var x = document.images.length;

The result of x will be:

3

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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.


Definition and Usage

The images collection returns a collection of all <img> elements in the document.

Note: The elements in the collection are sorted as they appear in the source code.

Note: The images collection does not return a collection of <input> elements with type="image".

Tip: Also look at the Image Object.


Browser Support

Collection
images Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Syntax

document.images

Properties

Property Description
length Returns the number of <img> elements in the collection.

Note: This property is read-only

Methods

Method Description
[index] Returns the <img> element from the collection with the specified index (starts at 0).

Note: Returns null if the index number is out of range
item(index) Returns the <img> element from the collection with the specified index (starts at 0).

Note: Returns null if the index number is out of range
namedItem(id) Returns the <img> element from the collection with the specified id.

Note: Returns null if the id does not exist

Technical Details

DOM Version: Core Level 1 Document Object
Return Value: An HTMLCollection Object, representing all <img> elements in the document. The elements in the collection are sorted as they appear in the source code


Examples

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Example

[index]

Get the URL of the first <img> element (index 0) in the document:

var x = document.images[0].src;

The result of x will be:

http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/klematis.jpg

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Example

item(index)

Get the URL of the first <img> element (index 0) in the document:

var x = document.images.item(0).src;

The result of x will be:

http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/klematis.jpg

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Example

namedItem(id)

Get the URL of the <img> element with id="myImg" in the document:

var x = document.images.namedItem("myImg").src;

The result of x will be:

http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/smiley.gif

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Example

Add a black dotted border to the first <img> element in the document:

document.images[0].style.border = "10px dotted black";

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Example

Loop through all <img> elements in the document, and output the URL (src) of each image:

var x = document.images;
var txt = "";
var i;
for (i = 0; i < x.length; i++) {
    txt = txt + x[i].src + "<br>";
}

The result of txt will be:

http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/klematis.jpg
http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/klematis2.jpg
http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/smiley.gif

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Related Pages

JavaScript reference: HTML DOM Image Object

HTML tutorial: HTML Images

HTML reference: HTML <img> tag


Document Object Reference Document Object

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