Prototype - remove() Method


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This method completely removes element from the document and returns it.

Syntax

element.remove();

Return Value

Returns removed HTML element.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      
      <script>
         function showResult() {
            var str = $('mutsu').remove();
            alert("Value of str : " + str.innerHTML );

            var str = $('ida-red').remove();
            alert("Value of str : " + str.innerHTML );
         }
      </script>
   </head>

   <body>
      <p>Click the button to see the result.</p>
      
      <ul>
         <li id = "golden-delicious">Golden Delicious</li>
         <li id = "mutsu">Mutsu</li>
         <li id = "mcintosh">McIntosh</li>
         <li id = "ida-red">Ida Red</li>
      </ul>
      
      <input type = "button" value = "Show Result" onclick = "showResult();"/>
   </body>
</html>

Output


prototype_element_object.htm

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