JavaScript document.getElementsByTagNameNS() Method

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JavaScript document.getElementsByTagNameNS() Method

The document.getElementsByTagNameNS() method returns a list of elements with the given tag name belonging to the given namespace.

Note: This method will search the entire document, including the root node.

Note: The XML file used in the example: student.xml.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p id="point"></p> <script> var y, z, i, elem, text, xmlDoc, txt; var x = document.getElementById("point"); var txt = ""; var xhttp = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhttp.onreadystatechange = function() { if(this.readyState == 4 && this.status == 200){ xmlDoc = xhttp.responseXML; y = xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("name"); for(i = 0; i < y.length; i++){ elem = xmlDoc.createElementNS("anyString", "age"); text = xmlDoc.createTextNode("18"); elem.appendChild(text); y[i].appendChild(elem); } z = xmlDoc.getElementsByTagNameNS("anyString", "age"); for(i = 0; i < y.length; i++){ txt += "Name: " +y[i].childNodes[0].nodeValue ; txt += " Age: " +z[i].childNodes[0].nodeValue ; txt += " NS: " + z[i].namespaceURI +"<br>"; } x.innerHTML = txt; } };"GET", "/student.xml", true); xhttp.send(); </script> </body> </html>


document.getElementsByTagNameNS(namespace, name)

Parameter Values

namespaceRequiredSpecifies the namespace URI of elements to look for.
nameRequiredSpecifies the name of elements to look for.


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