The DocumentFragment.querySelectorAll() method returns a NodeList of elements within the DocumentFragment (using depth-first pre-order traversal of the document's nodes) that matches the specified group of selectors.

If the selectors specified in parameter are invalid a DOMException with a SYNTAX_ERR value is raised.

Note: The definition of this API was moved to the ParentNode interface.


elementList = documentfragment.querySelectorAll(selectors);


Is a DOMString containing one or more CSS selectors separated by commas.


This example returns a list of all div elements within the DocumentFragment with a class of either "note" or "alert":

var matches = documentfrag.querySelectorAll("div.note, div.alert");


Specification Status Comment
Selectors API Level 1
The definition of 'DocumentFragment.querySelectorAll' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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querySelectorAllChrome Full support 1Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 10Safari Full support 3.2WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 10.1Safari iOS Full support 3.2Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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