Node.getUserData()

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.

The Node.getUserData() method returns any user DOMUserData set previously on the given node by Node.setUserData().

The Node.setUserData and Node.getUserData methods are no longer available from Web content. Element.dataset or WeakMap can be used instead.

Syntax

userData = someNode.getUserData(userKey);

Parameters

  • userKey is the key to choose the specific data sought for the given node. More than one key may have been assigned on a given node, containing its own value.

Example

var d = document.setUserData('key', 15, null);
console.log(document.getUserData('key')); // 15

Specifications

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also