The HTMLBRElement interface represents a HTML line break element (<br>). It inherits from HTMLElement.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLBRElement.clear This deprecated API should no longer be used, but will probably still work.
Is a DOMString indicating the flow of text around floating objects.


No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLBRElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLBRElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: <br>