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The removeNamedItem() method in HTML is used to remove the node with the specified name in a namednode object.

Syntax: 

namednode.removeNamedItem( nodename )

Parameter: The removeNamedItem() contains only one parameter nodename that is described below. 

  • nodename: This method accepts a single parameter nodename which is mandatory. It refers to the name of the node in the namednode which needs to remove.

Return Value: It returns a Node object that, represents the removed attribute node

Example: In this example, we will use removeNamedItem() method

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        DOM removeNamedItem() Method
    </title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1 style="color: green">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2>
        DOM removeNamedItem() Method
    </h2>
    <input type="button" value="Change It!">
 
    <!-- removeNamedItem() method used here -->
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Click Here!
    </button>
       
      <script>
        function myFunction() {
            let button =
                document.getElementsByTagName("INPUT")[0];
            button.attributes.removeNamedItem("type");
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 

Note: When we are removing the type attribute of an input element, then the element will be of type text, which is the default value.

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by the removeNamedItem() method are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1


Last Updated : 30 Jun, 2023
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