JavaScript document.importNode() Method

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JavaScript document.importNode() Method

The document.importNode() method imports a node from another document to be inserted into the current document later.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <iframe src="/js/document-adoptnode/iframe"></iframe> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var frame = document.getElementsByTagName("IFRAME")[0] function myFunction() { var h = frame.contentWindow.document.getElementsByTagName("h1")[0]; var x = document.importNode(h, true); document.body.appendChild(x); } </script> </body> </html>


document.importNode(externalNode, deep)

Parameter Values

externalNodeRequiredThe external Node to import into the current document.
deepRequiredIf deep is set to true, then externalNode and all of its descendants are copied.
If deep is set to false, then only externalNode is imported — the new node has no children.


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