HTMLHtmlElement

The HTMLHtmlElement interface serves as the root node for a given HTML document. This object inherits the properties and methods described in the HTMLElement interface.

You can retrieve the HTMLHtmlElement object for a given document by reading the value of the document.documentElement property.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLHtmlElement.version This is an obsolete API and is no longer guaranteed to work.
Is a DOMString representing the version of the HTML Document Type Definition (DTD) that governs this document. This property should not be used any more as it is non-conforming. Omit it.

Methods

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

Specifications

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: <html>.