DocumentType.replaceWith()

The DocumentType.replaceWith() method replaces the document type with a set of given nodes.

Syntax

replaceWith(node1)
replaceWith(node1, node2)
replaceWith(node1, node2, /* ... ,*/ nodeN)

Parameters

node1, …, nodeN

A set of nodes to replace the DocumentType with.

Return value

None (undefined).

Exceptions

HierarchyRequestError DOMException

Thrown when the node cannot be inserted at the specified point in the hierarchy.

Examples

Using replaceWith()

let svg_dt = document.implementation.createDocumentType(
  'svg:svg',
  '-//W3C//DTD SVG 1.1//EN',
  'http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/1.1/DTD/svg11.dtd'
);

document.doctype.replaceWith(svg_dt);

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard
# ref-for-dom-childnode-replacewith①

Browser compatibility

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See also