Element.remove()

The Element.remove() method removes the element from the tree it belongs to.

Syntax

remove()

Examples

Using remove()

<div id="div-01">Here is div-01</div>
<div id="div-02">Here is div-02</div>
<div id="div-03">Here is div-03</div>
var el = document.getElementById('div-02');
el.remove(); // Removes the div with the 'div-02' id

Element.remove() is unscopable

The remove() method is not scoped into the with statement. See Symbol.unscopables for more information.

with(node) {
  remove();
}
// ReferenceError: remove is not defined

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard (DOM)
# ref-for-dom-childnode-remove①

Browser compatibility

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See also