Node.lookupNamespaceURI()

The Node.lookupNamespaceURI() method accepts a prefix and returns the namespace URI associated with it on the given node if found (and null if not).

Syntax

var namespace = node.lookupNamespaceURI(prefix);

Parameters

prefix
The prefix to look for. If this parameter is null, the method will return the default namespace URI, if any.

Return value

A DOMString containing the namespace URI. If the prefix is not found, it returns null.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Node: lookupNamespaceURI' in that specification.
Living Standard

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