JavaScript getAttribute() Method

In JavaScript getAttribute() method is used to get the value of an attribute in an object.

Syntax: object.getAttribute(attributename)

Parameter: It takes only one parameter attributename

Example:

Suppose you have an anchor tag with following attributes

<a href="http://www.advancesharp.com"
     id="hlnkWebsite"
     target ="_blank"
     title= "Advance Sharp"> Advance Sharp</a>

JavaScript to get the different attribute values:

<Script>
   //First get the object of which you want to get the attribute(s)
    var obj = document.getElementById(“hlnkWebsite”);

   // To get the id
    var id = obj. getAttribute("id");   //it will give  hlnkWebsite 

  // To get the target
    var id = obj. getAttribute("target");   //it will give  _ blank 

  // To get the title
    var id = obj. getAttribute("title");   //it will give  Advance Sharp

</Script>
Alicia Gonzalez Started career with .Net, and not working on client side technologies like angular, React etc. since last 12 years. But C# is really amazing language and I like to learn everything about C# and want to share whatever I know.
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