accessKeyLabel

The HTMLElement.accessKeyLabel read-only property returns a String containing the element's browser-assigned access key (if any); otherwise it returns an empty string.

Syntax

label = element.accessKeyLabel

Example

JavaScript

var btn = document.getElementById('btn1');
var shortcutLabel = btn.accessKeyLabel || btn.accessKey;
btn.title += ' [' + shortcutLabel.toUpperCase() + ']';

btn.onclick = function () {
  var feedback = document.createElement('output');
  feedback.textContent = 'Pressed!';
  btn.insertAdjacentElement('afterend', feedback);
};

HTML

<button accesskey="h" title="Caption" id="btn1">Hover me</button>

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLElement.accessKeyLabel' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from initial definition.
HTML 5.1 Recommendation Removed. pull w3c/html#144, issue w3c/html#99, WICG discussion.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLElement.accessKeyLabel' in that specification.
Recommendation Snapshot of HTML Living Standard, initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also