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
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from the latest snapshot, HTML5.1.
HTML5.1
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that specification.
Working Draft 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.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHeadElement' in that 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)
profile Not supported Support was removed in Gecko 7.0. Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
profile Not supported Support was removed in Gecko 7.0. Not supported Not supported Not supported

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <head>

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