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The HTMLHeadingElement interface represents the different heading elements. It inherits methods and properties from the HTMLElement interface.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Is a DOMString representing an enumerated attribute indicating alignment of the heading with respect to the surrounding context. The possible values are "left""right""justify", and "center".


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


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHeadingElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5.
The definition of 'HTMLHeadingElement' in that specification.
Recommendation The align property is now obsolete.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHeadingElement' in that specification.
Obsolete No change
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHeadingElement' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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

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