CSSPrimitiveValue.getStringValue()

The getStringValue() method of the CSSPrimitiveValue interface is used to get a string value. If this CSS value doesn't contain a string value, a DOMException is raised.

Syntax

var stringValue = cssPrimitiveValue.getStringValue();

Return value

A string value.

Exceptions

Type Description
DOMException An INVALID_ACCESS_ERR is raised if the CSS value doesn't contain a string value.

Example

var cs = window.getComputedStyle(document.body);
var cssValue = cs.getPropertyCSSValue("display");
console.log(cssValue.getStringValue());

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Style Specification
The definition of 'CSSPrimitiveValue.getStringValue' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Deprecated
Chrome No support NoEdge ? Firefox No support ? — 62IE ? Opera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support ? — 62Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

Document Tags and Contributors

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