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    Element.setAttributeNS

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    Summary

    setAttributeNS adds a new attribute or changes the value of an attribute with the given namespace and name.

    Syntax

    element.setAttributeNS(namespace,name,value)
    
    • namespace is a string specifying the namespace of the attribute.
    • name is a string identifying the attribute to be set.
    • value is the desired string value of the new attribute.

    Example

    var d = document.getElementById("d1"); 
    d.setAttributeNS("http://www.mozilla.org/ns/specialspace", "align", "center");
    

    Notes

    DOM methods dealing with element's attributes:

    Not namespace-aware, most commonly used methods Namespace-aware variants (DOM Level 2) DOM Level 1 methods for dealing with Attr nodes directly (seldom used) DOM Level 2 namespace-aware methods for dealing with Attr nodes directly (seldom used)
    setAttribute (DOM 1) setAttributeNS setAttributeNode setAttributeNodeNS
    getAttribute (DOM 1) getAttributeNS getAttributeNode getAttributeNodeNS
    hasAttribute (DOM 2) hasAttributeNS - -
    removeAttribute (DOM 1) removeAttributeNS removeAttributeNode -

    Specification

    DOM Level 2 Core: setAttributeNS

     

     

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