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The HTMLSlotElement interface of the Shadow DOM API enables access to the name and assigned nodes of an HTML <slot> element.

DOMString: Can be used to get and set the slot's name.


Returns the sequence of elements assigned to this slot, or alternatively the slot's fallback content.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLSlotElement' in that specification.
Living Standard

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 53.0 No support No support ? No support
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 53.0 No support ? ? ? ? 53.0

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