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HTML | DOM length Property

  • Last Updated : 13 Aug, 2021

The DOM length property in HTML is used to get the number of items in a NodeList object. A NodeList is a collection of child Nodes. For example, the NodeList of the body will contain all the child nodes in the body i.e. paragraph, comments, headings, script, etc.
Syntax: 
 

nodelist.length

Return Value: It returns a numeric value which represents the number of nodes in the nodelist. 

Below program illustrates the DOM length property in HTML:
Example: 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>
            DOM Length Property
        </title>
         
        <script>
         
            function geeksFunction() {
                 
                var node_list = document.body.childNodes;
                var elements = "";
                var i;
                for (i = 0; i < node_list.length; i++) {
                    elements = elements + node_list[i].nodeName
                    + "    ";
                }
                 
                elements = elements + "<br> Length: "
                + document.body.childNodes.length;
                document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML =
                                                      elements;
            }
        </script>
    </head>
     
    <body style = "text-align:center">
         
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
         
        <h2>DOM Length Property</h2>
         
        <button onclick="geeksFunction()">Click Here!</button>
        <p id="demo"></p>
 
    </body>
</html>                   

Before Click on the button: 
 

After click on the button: 
 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM length property are listed below: 
 

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

 


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