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The value property of the DOMTokenList interface returns the value of the list as a DOMString, or clears and sets the list to the given value.




A DOMString


In the following example we retrieve the list of classes set on a <span> element as a DOMTokenList using Element.classList, then write the value of the list to the <span>'s Node.textContent.

First, the HTML:

<span class="a b c"></span>

Now the JavaScript:

var span = document.querySelector("span");
var classes = span.classList;
span.textContent = classes.value;

The output looks like this:


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'value' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? Yes ? Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ? Yes Yes Yes ?

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