HTML DOM item( ) Method

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The HTML DOM item() method returns a node from a node list object.

Note − The item() method is used to provide index value in a node list object. It is same as getting node by passing index value in ‘[index]’ on node list object.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

Calling item(index), where index starts from 0

nodeListObject.item(index)

Example

Let us see an example for item() method −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>item()</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
   * {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
   ul{
      width: 30%;
      margin: 0 auto;
   }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>item( )</legend>
<h2>Menu</h2>
<ul>
<li onclick="getOrder(0)">Mac & Cheese</li>
<li onclick="getOrder(1)">Pizza</li>
<li onclick="getOrder(2)">Burger</li>
</ul>
<div id="divDisplay">Click on menu item to order it</div>
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var menuSelect = document.getElementsByTagName("li");
   function getOrder(index) {
      divDisplay.textContent = 'Order: '+(menuSelect.item(index)).textContent;
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘<li>’ element −

After clicking ‘<li>’ element −

raja
Published on 29-Jul-2019 15:15:30
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