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DOM Document getElementsByTagNameNS() Method

Document Object Reference Document Object

Example

Return a collection of all elements with the specified namespace and tagname :

x=document.getElementsByTagNameNS("http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml","button");

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Definition and Usage

The getElementsByTagNameNS() method returns a collection of all elements in the document with the specified tagname, and with the specified namespace, as a NodeList object.

Tip: The tagname parametervalue "*" matches all tagnames in the document.

Tip: The namespaceURI parametervalue "*" matches all namespaceURI's in the document.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

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

Note: Internet explorer 8 and earlier does not support this method.


Syntax

document.getElementsByTagNameNS(namespaceURI,tagname)

Parameters

Parameter Type Description
namespaceURI String Required. The namespaceURI of the elements you want to get
tagname String Required. The tagname of the elements you want to get

Return Value

Type Description
NodeList object A collection of elements with the specified namespace, and tagname

Technical Details

DOM Version Core Level 2


Document Object Reference Document Object


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