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The HTMLDataElement interface provides special properties (beyond the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating <data> elements.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Is a DOMString reflecting the value HTML attribute, containing a machine-readable form of the element's value.


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


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLDataElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change
The definition of 'HTMLDataElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support62 Yes22 No49 No
value62 Yes22 No49 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support6262 Yes2249 No ?
value6262 Yes2249 No ?

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <data>.

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