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    The HTMLLIElement interface expose specific properties and methods (beyond those defined by regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating list elements.


    Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

    Name Type Description
    type  DOMString The type of the bullets, "disc", "square" or "circle". As the standard way of defining the list type is via the CSS list-style-type property, use the CSSOM methods to set it via a script.
    value long Indicates the ordinal position of the list element inside a given <ol>. It reflects the value attribute of the HTML <li> element, and can be smaller than 0. If the <li> element is not a child of an <ol> element, the property has no meaning.


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


    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard No change from HTML5.
    HTML5 Candidate Recommendation The following property is now obsolete: type.
    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)  [1] (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) [1] (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    [1] Prior to Firefox 10, Gecko incorrectly reflected negative value attributes to 0.

    See also

    • The HTML element implementing this interface: <li>

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