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  • Last Updated : 07 Jul, 2022
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The DOM ins cite Property is used to set or return the value of the cite attribute of an Element. The cite attribute is used to specify the URL of the document or message which denotes the reason of deleting the text. It has no visual effect on any ordinary Web Browser. It can only be used by screen readers.

Syntax:

  • It is used to return the cite property.
    insObject.cite
  • It is used to set the cite property.
    insObject.cite = URL
  • Property Vaues:

    • URL: It specifies the URL of the document that defines why the text was inserted by deleting other previous text.

    Possible values are:

    1. Absolute URL: It is used to point out other websites (like cite =”https://www.geeksforgeeks.org”)
    2. Relative URL: It is used to point out the page within the website. (like cite=”geeks.htm”)



    Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the URL of the Document.

    Example-1: This example illustrates that how to return the cite Property.




    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <head>
        <title>DOM ins cite Property</title>
        <style>
            del {
                color: red;
            }
              
            ins {
                color: green;
            }
              
            h1 {
                color: green;
            }
              
            body {
                text-align: center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>DOM ins cite Property</h2>
      
        <p>GeeksforGeeks is a
            <del>mathematical</del>
      
            <!-- Assigning id to 'ins' tag -->
            <ins id="GFG" 
                 cite="www.GeeeksForGeeks.com"
                computer 
            </ins>scienceportal</p>
      
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
          Submit
      </button>  
      <p id="sudo">
        <script>
          function myGeeks() {
            // Return value of cite attribute.
             var g = document.getElementById(
               "GFG").cite;
              document.getElementById(
                "sudo").innerHTML = g;
            }
            </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>

    Output :
    Before Clicking On Button:

    After Clicking On Button:

    Example-2: This example illustrates that how to set the cite Property.




    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <head>
        <title>
          DOM ins cite Property
      </title>
        <style>
            del {
                color: red;
            }
              
            ins {
                color: green;
            }
              
            h1 {
                color: green;
            }
              
            body {
                text-align: center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks
      </h1>
        <h2>DOM ins cite Property
      </h2>
      
        <p>GeeksforGeeks is a
            <del>mathematical</del>
      
            <!-- Assigning id to 'ins' tag -->
            <ins id="GFG" 
                 cite="www.finecomb.com"
                computer 
            </ins>scienceportal</p>
      
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
          Submit
      </button>
        <p id="sudo">
            <script>
                function myGeeks() {
      
                    // set value of cite attribute  
                    var g = document.getElementById(
                      "GFG").cite = "www.GeeksForGeeks.com"
                    document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = 
                      "The value of the cite attribute was changed  to" + g;
                }
            </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>

    Output:

    Before Clicking On Button:

    After Clicking On Button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM ins cite Property are listed below:

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

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