The HTMLHeadElement interface contains the descriptive information, or metadata, for a document. This object inherits all of the properties and methods described in the HTMLElement interface.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLHeadElement.profile
Is a DOMString representing the URIs of one or more metadata profiles (white space separated).

Methods

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

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML 5.1
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from HTML5.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Recommendation The following property has been removed: profile.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Obsolete No change
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
profile
Deprecated
Chrome No support NoEdge Full support 12Firefox No support ? — 7IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android No support ? — 7Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <head>

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