CustomElementRegistry.get()

The get() method of the CustomElementRegistry interface returns the constructor for a previously-defined custom element.

Syntax

get(name)

Parameters

name

The name of the custom element.

Return value

The constructor for the named custom element, or undefined if there is no custom element defined with the name.

Examples

customElements.define('my-paragraph',
  class extends HTMLElement {
    constructor() {
      let templateContent = document.getElementById('my-paragraph').content;
      super() // returns element this scope
        .attachShadow({mode: 'open'}) // sets AND returns this.shadowRoot
        .append(templateContent.cloneNode(true));
  }
})

// Return a reference to the my-paragraph constructor
let ctor = customElements.get('my-paragraph');

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-customelementregistry-get-dev

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