elementsFromPoint

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The elementsFromPoint() property of the DocumentOrShadowRoot interface returns an array of all elements at the specified coordinates (relative to the viewport).

Syntax

var elements = document.elementsFromPoint(x, y);

Parameters

x
The horizontal coordinate of a point.
y
The vertical coordinate of a point.

Returns

An array of element objects.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Shadow DOM
The definition of 'elementsFromPoint()' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 53.0 ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 53.0 ? ? ? ? 53.0

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