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HTML DOM Header Object


Header Object HTML5

The Header Object is new in HTML5.

The Header object represents an HTML <header> element.

Note: The <header> element is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.

Access a Header Object

You can access a <header> element by using getElementById():

Example

var x = document.getElementById("myHeader");
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Create a Header Object

You can create a <header> element by using the document.createElement() method:

Example

var x = document.createElement("HEADER");
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Standard Properties and Events

The Header object also supports the standard properties and events.


Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML5 Semantic Elements

HTML reference: HTML <header> tag

JavaScript reference: HTML DOM Footer Object