Node.ownerDocument

The read-only ownerDocument property of the Node interface returns the top-level document object of the node.

Value

A Document that is the top-level object in which all the child nodes are created.

If this property is used on a node that is itself a document, the value is null.

Example

// Given a node "p", get the top-level HTML
// child of the document object

const d = p.ownerDocument;
const html = d.documentElement;

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard (DOM)
# ref-for-dom-node-ownerdocument①

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