Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The Document constructor creates a new Document object which is a web page loaded in the browser and serving as an entry point into the page's content.

Syntax

var document = new Document()

Parameters

None.

Specifications

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

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 60 ? ? 47 ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 60 60 ? ? ? 47 ?

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