The HTMLHRElement interface provides special properties (beyond those of the HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating <hr> elements.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Name Type Description
align DOMString Enumerated attribute indicating alignment of the rule with respect to the surrounding context.
color DOMString The name of the color of the rule.
noshade Boolean Sets the rule to have no shading.
size DOMString The height of the rule.
width DOMString The width of the rule on the page.


No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHRElement' in that specification.
Living Standard The color property has been added, as an obsolete property, to increase compatibility with the existing web.
The definition of 'HTMLHRElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Following properties are now obsolete: align, noshade, size, and width.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHRElement' in that specification.
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLHRElement' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
HTMLHRElementChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes


Full support  
Full support

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <hr>