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HTML | DOM Object data Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2019
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The HTML | DOM Object data Property is used to set or return the value of the data attribute of an <object> element. The data attribute is used to specify the URL of the resource which will be used by the object.

Syntax:

  • Return the data property.
    objObject.data
  • It is used to set the data property.
    objObject.data = URL

Property Values: It contains the value i.e URL which specifies the URL of the resource.

  • Absolute URL: It is used to point another website.



  • Relative URL: It points to link within a website.

Example: This Example returns a data Property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <center>
  
        <object id="myobject" 
                data="HelloGeeks.swf"
                width="400"
                height="100" 
                name="myGeeks"
                form="myGeeks"
                data=
      </object>
  
        <h2>DOM Object data Property</h2>
  
        <button onclick="Geeks()">
            Click it
        </button>
  
        <p id="gfg" 
           style="color:green;
                  font-size:25px;">
      </p>
    </center>
    <script>
        function Geeks() {
  
            // Accessing Object element. 
            var x =
                document.getElementById(
                    "myobject").data;
  
            document.getElementById(
                "gfg").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Edge
  • Safari
  • Opera

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