<element>: The Custom Element element (Obsolete)

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The obsolete HTML <element> element was part of the Web Components specification; it was intended to be used to define new custom DOM elements. It was removed in favor of a JavaScript-driven approach for creating new custom elements.

Note: This element has been removed from the specification. See this for more information from the editor of the specification.

Content categories Transparent content.
Permitted content ???
Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Permitted parent elements ???
DOM interface HTMLElement

Attributes

This element includes the global attributes.

Specifications

The <element> element was formerly in a draft specification of Custom Elements but it has been removed.

Browser compatibility

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See also