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DOM Element removeAttributeNS() Method

Element Object Reference Element Object

The following code fragment uses the xml file: "booksnamespace.xml".

Example

Remove the currency attribute with the specified namespace:

x=document.getElementsByTagNameNS("http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml","price");
y=x.removeAttributeNS("http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml","currency");

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Definition and Usage

The removeAttributeNS() method removes the specified attribute, with the specified namespace.

Note: The removeAttributeNS method is an XML method, and will not work with HTML elements.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The removeAttributeNS() method is supported in all major browsers, except Internet Explorer.

Note: This method is an XML DOM method, and will not work with HTML elements, However, Chrome and Safari supports this method with HTML elements as well.


Syntax

element.removeAttributeNS(namespaceURI,attributename)

Parameters

Parameter Type Description
namespaceURI String Required. The namespaceURI of the attribute you want to remove, set this value to null if you dont want to specify a namespace
attributename String Required. The attributename of the attribute you want to remove

Return Value

No return value.

Technical Details

DOM Version Core Level 2


Element Object Reference Element Object


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