HTMLTableElement.deleteCaption()

The HTMLTableElement.deleteCaption() method removes the <caption> element from a given <table>. If there is no <caption> element associated with the table, this method does nothing.

Syntax

deleteCaption()

Parameters

None.

Return value

None (undefined).

Examples

This example uses JavaScript to delete a table's caption.

HTML

<table>
  <caption>
    This caption will be deleted!
  </caption>
  <tr>
    <td>Cell 1.1</td>
    <td>Cell 1.2</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Cell 2.1</td>
    <td>Cell 2.2</td>
  </tr>
</table>

JavaScript

let table = document.querySelector('table');
table.deleteCaption();

Result

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-table-deletecaption-dev

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser