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HTML | DOM nodeValue Property
  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 26 Jul, 2019

The HTML DOM nodeValue Property is used to describe the property of a given node. Its used to set or get the nodeValue in Any Html document. Prerequist DOM (Document Object Model)


var x = document.getElementById("nodeId").firstChild;

No parameters required.

Return value: The HTML nodeValue property return the following type of values

  • null: for element and document nodes.
  • attribute value: for any attribute.
  • content: for any text node or comment nodes.

    Example: Following example create a paragraph tag which is “divId”
    And provide a button which produces paragraph tag properties and return its value to a tag whose id is “GeeksForGeeks”.

    <!DOCTYPE html>
            HTML | DOM nodeValue Property
        <h1 style="color:green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
          Click the button get the node value of 
          the first button element in the document.
        <button onclick="myFunction()">Try it</button>
        <p id="geeks"></p>
            function myFunction() {
                var g = document.getElementsByTagName("BUTTON")[0];
                var f = g.childNodes[0].nodeValue;
                document.getElementById("geeks").innerHTML = f;

    Before clicking the button:

    After clicking the button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM nodeValue properties are listed below:

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

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