Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Non-standard: This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The HTMLShadowElement interface represents a <shadow> HTML Element, which is used in Shadow DOM.

Instance properties

This interface inherits the properties of HTMLElement.

Instance methods

This interface inherits the methods of HTMLElement.

HTMLShadowElement.getDistributedNodes() Deprecated Non-standard

Returns a static NodeList of the distributed nodes associated with this <shadow> element.


This feature is no longer defined by any specifications.

Browser compatibility

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See also