Node.lastChild

The Node.lastChild read-only property returns the last child of the node. If its parent is an element, then the child is generally an element node, a text node, or a comment node. It returns null if there are no child elements.

Syntax

var childNode = node.lastChild;

Example

var tr = document.getElementById("row1");
var corner_td = tr.lastChild;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Node.lastChild' in that specification.
Living Standard No change
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification
The definition of 'Node.lastChild' in that specification.
Obsolete No change
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Core Specification
The definition of 'Node.lastChild' in that specification.
Obsolete No change
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'Node.lastChild' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

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