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    Summary

    Returns the DOM node's parent Element, or null if the node either has no parent, or its parent isn't a DOM Element.

    Syntax

    parentElement = node.parentElement

    parentElement is the parent element of the current node. This is always a DOM Element object, or null.

    Example

    if (node.parentElement) {
        node.parentElement.style.color = "red";
    }

    Browser compatibility

    On some browsers, the parentElement property is only defined on nodes that are themselves an Element. In particular, it is not defined on text nodes.

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) 9.0 (9.0) (Yes) (only on Element) (Yes) (only on Element) (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? 9.0 (9.0) ? ? ?

    Specification

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    Document Tags and Contributors

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