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HTML DOM value Property

Attributes Object Reference Attribute Object

Example

Return the value of an attribute:

document.getElementsByTagName("button")[0].attributes[0].value;

The result will be:

myFunction()

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Setting the value of an attribute

Example

Set the style attribute for a header Element:

var h=document.getElementsByTagName("H1")[0];
h.getAttributeNode("style").value="color:green";

Before changing the style:

Hello World

After changing the style:

Hello World


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Definition and Usage

The value property sets or returns the value of the attribute.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The value property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Set the attribute value

attribute.value=value

Return the attribute value

attribute.value

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the value of the attribute
DOM Version Core Level 1


Attributes Object Reference Attribute Object


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