JavaScript node.replaceChild() Method

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JavaScript node.replaceChild() Method

The node.replaceChild() method replaces a child node with a new node.

Note: The new node could be an existing node in the document, or you can create a new node.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <ul><li>Honda</li><li>Yamaha</li></ul> <button onclick="myFunction()">Remove Child</button> <script> function myFunction(){ var y = document.getElementsByTagName("ul")[0].childNodes[0]; var oldNode = y.childNodes[0]; var newNode = document.createTextNode("Harley Davidson"); y.replaceChild(newNode, oldNode); } </script> </body> </html>


node.replaceChild(newChild, oldChild)

Parameter Values

newChildRequiredthe new node to replace oldChild.
oldChildRequiredthe existing child to be replaced..


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