JavaScript node.parentElement Property

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JavaScript node.parentElement Property

The node.parentElement property returns the parent element of the specified element.

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <div>I'm div</div> <p>Click the button to find the parentElement of div tag.</p> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var y = document.getElementsByTagName("div")[0]; function myFunction(){ x.innerHTML = y.parentElement.nodeName; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Value

ObjectReturns the parent element of the specified element.


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