The HTMLHRElement interface provides special properties (beyond those of the HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating <hr> elements.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Name Type Description
align DOMString Enumerated attribute indicating alignment of the rule with respect to the surrounding context.
color DOMString The name of the color of the rule.
noshade Boolean Sets the rule to have no shading.
size DOMString The height of the rule.
width DOMString The width of the rule on the page.


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


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard The color property has been added, as an obsolete property, to increase compatibility with the existing web.
HTML5 Candidate Recommendation Following properties are now obsolete: align, noshade, size, and width.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <hr>

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