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Returns the Attr node for the attribute with the given namespace and name.


attributeNode = element.getAttributeNodeNS(
  • attributeNode is the node for specified attribute.
  • namespace is a string specifying the namespace of the attribute.
  • nodeName is a string specifying the name of the attribute.

== Example == TBD The example needs to be fixed pre> // html: <div id="top" /> t = document.getElementById("top"); specialNode = t.getAttributeNodeNS( "", "id"); // iNode.value = "full-top" </pre


getAttributeNodeNS is more specific than getAttributeNode in that it allows you to specify attributes that are part of a particular namespace. The corresponding setter method is setAttributeNodeNS.

DOM methods dealing with element's attributes:

Not namespace-aware, most commonly used methods Namespace-aware variants (DOM Level 2) DOM Level 1 methods for dealing with Attr nodes directly (seldom used) DOM Level 2 namespace-aware methods for dealing with Attr nodes directly (seldom used)
setAttribute (DOM 1) setAttributeNS setAttributeNode setAttributeNodeNS
getAttribute (DOM 1) getAttributeNS getAttributeNode getAttributeNodeNS
hasAttribute (DOM 2) hasAttributeNS - -
removeAttribute (DOM 1) removeAttributeNS removeAttributeNode -


DOM Level 2 Core: getAttributeNodeNS

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