TreeWalker.previousSibling()

The TreeWalker.previousSibling() method moves the current Node to its previous sibling, if any, and returns the found sibling. If there is no such node, return null and the current node is not changed.

Syntax

previousSibling()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Node object or null.

Examples

const treeWalker = document.createTreeWalker(
    document.body,
    NodeFilter.SHOW_ELEMENT,
    { acceptNode(node) { return NodeFilter.FILTER_ACCEPT; } },
    false
);
const node = treeWalker.previousSibling(); // returns null as there is no previous sibling

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard
# dom-treewalker-previoussibling

Browser compatibility

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See also