accessKeyLabel

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

Syntax

label = element.accessKeyLabel

Example

JavaScript

var node = document.getElementById('btn1');
if (node.accessKeyLabel) {
  node.title += ' [' + node.accessKeyLabel + ']';
} else {
  node.title += ' [' + node.accessKey + ']';
}

node.onclick = function () {
  var p = document.createElement('p');
  p.textContent = 'Clicked!';
  node.parentNode.appendChild(p);
};

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#144issue w3c/html#99WICG discussion.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLElement.accessKeyLabel' in that specification.
Recommendation Snapshot of  HTML Living Standard, initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support ? No8 ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? ? No8 ? ? ?

See also

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