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HTML DOM tagName Property

❮ Element Object

Example

Get the tagName of an element:

var x = document.getElementById("myP").tagName;
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Definition and Usage

The tagName property returns the tag name of the element.

In HTML, the returned value of the tagName property is always in UPPERCASE.

This property is read-only.

Tip: You can also use the nodeName property to return the tag name of an element. The difference is that nodeName also returns attribute nodes, text nodes, comment nodes.


Browser Support

Property
tagName Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

element.tagName

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the tag name of the element in uppercase
DOM Version Core Level 1 Element Object

More Examples

Example

Using the tagName property together with the event.target property to find out which element triggered a specified event:

var x = event.target.tagName;
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Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: node.nodeName Property


❮ Element Object