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HTML | DOM Section Object

  • Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021

The Section Object in HTML DOM is used to represent the HTML <section> element. The section element can be accessed by using getElementById() method.

Syntax: 

document.getElementById("id")

Where id is assigned to the <section> tag.
Example 1: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>
            HTML DOM section Object
        </title>
    </head>
     
    <body style = "text-align:center;">
 
        <h1 style = "color:green;" >
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
         
        <h2>DOM section Object</h2>
         
        <button onclick = "Geeks()">
            Click Here
        </button>
         
        <br><br>
 
        <section id = "sec">
            A computer science portal for geeks.
        </section>
         
        <script>
            function Geeks() {
                var txt = document.getElementById("sec");
                txt.style.color = "green";
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                   

Output: 
Before click on the button: 
 

section



After click on the button: 
 

section

Example 2: Section Object can be created by using the document.createElement method.  

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>
            HTML DOM section Object
        </title>
    </head>
     
    <body>
        <h1 style = "color:green;" >
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
         
        <h2>DOM section Object</h2>
 
        <button onclick = "Geeks()">
            Click Here!
        </button><br>
         
        <script>
            function Geeks() {
                var x = document.createElement("SECTION");
                x.setAttribute("id", "sec");
                document.body.appendChild(x);
                 
                var para = document.createElement("H5");
                var txt = document.createTextNode("This"
                    " text belongs to section.");
                para.appendChild(txt);
                document.getElementById("sec").appendChild(para);
            }
        </script>
</body>
</html>                   

Output: 
Before click on the button: 
 

section

After click on the button: 
 

section

Supported Browsers:

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

 

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