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HTMLContentElement

The HTMLContentElement interface represents a <content> HTML Element, which is used in Shadow DOM

Properties

This interface inherits the properties of HTMLElement.

HTMLContentElement.select
A DOMString that reflects the select HTML attribute. The value is a comma-separated list of CSS selectors that select the content to insert in place of the <content> element.

Methods

This interface inherits the methods of HTMLElement.

HTMLContentElement.getDistributedNodes()
Returns a static NodeList of the distributed nodes associated with this <content> element. 

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Shadow DOM
The definition of 'content' in that specification.
Working Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 35 28 (28) [1] Not supported 26 Not supported
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 37 28.0 (28) [1] Not supported ? ?

[1] If Shadow DOM is not enabled in Firefox, <content> elements will behave like HTMLUnknownElement. Shadow DOM was first implemented in Firefox 28 and is behind a preference, dom.webcomponents.enabled, which is disabled by default.

See also

 

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