DocumentType

The DocumentType interface represents a Node containing a doctype.

EventTarget Node DocumentType

Instance properties

Inherits properties from its parent, Node.

DocumentType.name Read only

A string, eg "html" for <!DOCTYPE HTML>.

DocumentType.publicId Read only

A string, eg "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN", now and empty string for HTML.

DocumentType.systemId Read only

A string, eg "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd", now an empty string for HTML.

Instance methods

Inherits methods from its parent, Node.

DocumentType.after()

Inserts a set of Node or string objects in the children list of the DocumentType's parent, just after the DocumentType object.

DocumentType.before()

Inserts a set of Node or string objects in the children list of the DocumentType's parent, just before the DocumentType object.

DocumentType.remove()

Removes the object from its parent children list.

DocumentType.replaceWith()

Replaces the document type with a set of given nodes.

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard
# interface-documenttype

Browser compatibility

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See also