CSSRule.parentRule

The parentRule property of the CSSRule interface returns the containing rule of the current rule if this exists, or otherwise returns null.

Syntax

var parentRule = cssRule.parentRule

Values

parentRule
A CSSRule which is the type of the containing rules. If the current rule is inside a media query, this would return CSSMediaRule. Otherwise it returns null.

Example

@media (min-width: 500px) {
  .box {
    width: 100px;
    height: 200px;
    background-color: red;
  }

  body {
    color: blue;
  }
}
let myRules = document.styleSheets[0].cssRules;
let childRules = myRules[0].cssRules;
console.log(childRules[0].parentRule); // a CSSMediaRule

Specifications

Specification
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) (CSSOM)
# dom-cssrule-parentrule

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