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HTML DOM Attributes item()

Example

Get the name of the first attributes of an element:

const nodeMap = document.getElementById("myDiv").attributes;
let name1 = nodeMap.item(0).name;
let name2 = nodeMap.item(1).name;
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const nodeMap = document.getElementById("myDiv").attributes;
let name1 = nodeMap[0].name;
let name2 = nodeMap[1].name;
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More examples below.


Definition and Usage

The item() method returns an attribute (by index) from a NamedNodeMap.

Note

The nodes are sorted as they appear in the source code. The index starts at 0.

See Also:

The nodemap.length Property

The nodemap.getNamedItem Method



Syntax

namednodemap.item(index)

or simply:

namednodemap[index]

Parameters

Parameter Description
index Required.
The index of the attribute node in the NamedNodeMap.

Return Value

Type Description
A nodeThe attribute node at the specified index.
Or null if the index number is out of range.

More Examples

Change the class (the color) of an element:

document.getElementById("myDiv").attributes.item(1).value = "class2";
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Change the class (the color) of an element:

document.getElementById("myDiv").attributes[1].value = "class2";
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Browser Support

attributes.item() is a DOM Level 1 (1998) feature.

It is fully supported in all browsers:

Chrome IE Edge Firefox Safari Opera
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