HTML DOM Meta Object


Meta Object

The Meta object represents an HTML <meta> element.

Access a Meta Object

You can access a <meta> element by using getElementsByTagName():

var x = document.getElementsByTagName("META")[0]; Try it

Create a Meta Object

You can create a <meta> element by using the document.createElement() method:

var x = document.createElement("META"); Try it

Meta Object Properties

Property Description
content Sets or returns the value of the content attribute of a meta element
httpEquiv Sets or returns an HTTP header for the information in the content attribute
name Sets or returns a name for the information in the content attribute
scheme Not supported in HTML5.
Sets or returns how the value of the content attribute should be interpreted

Standard Properties and Events

The Meta object also supports the standard properties and events.


Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <meta> tag




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