name in javascript

name property in javascript

name property is used to return the name of an specific element.

It can only be used for the following elements, <a>, <applet>, <button>, <form>, <frame>, <iframe>, <img>, <input>, <map>, <meta>, <object>, <param>, <select>, <textarea>.

Syntax

var elem = element.name;

Example - Getting the name of an element

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Example Explanation

  • In the above example, when the button is clicked fun_name() function is called.
  • In the Javascript function, first we are getting the element (document.getElementById("idBtn")) and storing it in attr variable.
  • Using the name property, we are getting the name of the button and displaying it (alert (attr.name)).