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  • Last Updated : 30 Nov, 2021
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The Del Object in HTML DOM is used to represent the HTML <del> element. The <del> element can be accessed by getElementById().
Object Properties:  

  • cite: It is used to set or return the value of the cite attribute of a deleted element.
  • dateTime: It is used to sets or returns the value of the dateTime attribute of a deleted element.

Syntax: 

document.getElementById("ID");

Where ID attribute is the ID assigned to the <del> tag.
Example 1: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML DOM Del Object</title>
        <style>
            del {
                color: red;
            }
            ins {
                color: green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
     
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
         
        <h2>DOM Del Object</h2>
         
         
 
<p>
            GeeksforGeeks is a <del id = "GFG"
            datetime = "2018-11-21T15:55:03Z">
            mathematical</del> <ins>computer</ins>
            science portal
        </p>
 
 
         
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
            Submit
        </button>
         
        <p id="sudo"></p>
 
 
         
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                var g = document.getElementById("GFG").dateTime;
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = g;
            }
        </script>
 
    </body>
</html>                               

Output: 
Before Click on the button: 

After Click on the button: 

Example 2: Del Object can be created by using the document.createElement Method. 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>
            HTML DOM Del Object
        </title>
         
        <style>
            del {
                color: red;
            }
            ins {
                color: green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
     
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
         
        <h2>DOM Del Object</h2>
         
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
            Submit
        </button>
         
        <p id="sudo"></p>
 
 
         
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                var g = document.createElement("DEL");
                var f = document.createTextNode("GeeksforGeeks");
                g.appendChild(f);
                document.body.appendChild(g);
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                                   

Output: 
Before Clicking On Button: 

After Clicking On Button: 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Del Object are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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