The scripts property of the Document interface returns a list of the <script> elements in the document. The returned object is an HTMLCollection.

Syntax

var scriptList = document.scripts;

Value

An HTMLCollection. You can use this just like an array to get all the elements in the list.

Example

This example looks to see if the page has any <script> elements.

var scripts = document.scripts;

if (scripts.length) {
  alert("This page has scripts!");
}

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes94 Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes9 Yes Yes ?

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Document.scripts' in that specification.
Living Standard  

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