XPathResult: stringValue property

The read-only stringValue property of the XPathResult interface returns the string value of a result with XPathResult.resultType being STRING_TYPE.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers

Value

The return value is the string value of the XPathResult returned by Document.evaluate().

Exceptions

TYPE_ERR

In case XPathResult.resultType is not STRING_TYPE, an XPathException of type TYPE_ERR is thrown.

Examples

The following example shows the use of the stringValue property.

HTML

html
<div>XPath example</div>
<div>Text content of the &lt;div&gt; above: <output></output></div>

JavaScript

js
const xpath = "//div/text()";
const result = document.evaluate(
  xpath,
  document,
  null,
  XPathResult.STRING_TYPE,
  null,
);
document.querySelector("output").textContent = result.stringValue;

Result

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard
# dom-xpathresult-stringvalue

Browser compatibility

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