JavaScript node.firstElementChild Property

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JavaScript node.firstElementChild Property

The node.firstElementChild property returns the object's first child Element, or null if there are no child elements.

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <div> <h1>Heading</h1> <p>Paragraph</p> </div> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var node = document.getElementsByTagName("div")[0]; function myFunction(){ x.innerHTML = node.firstElementChild.tagName; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

ObjectReturns the first child Element.
nullIf there are no child elements.


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