Introduction to HTML DOM
HTML DOM defines standards for accessing and manipulating HTML documents.
The basics you should have
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What is DOM?
DOM is a W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) standard.
DOM defines standards for accessing HTML and XML documents:
"The W3C Document Object Model (DOM) is a platform and language neutral interface that allows programs and scripts to dynamically access and update the content, structure, and style of a document."
The W3C DOM standard is divided into 3 distinct parts:
Core DOM - the standard model for any structured document
XML DOM - Standard Model for XML Documents
HTML DOM - standard model for HTML documents
Note: DOM is short for Document Object Model.
What is XML DOM?
The XML DOM defines the objects and properties of all XML elements , as well as methods for accessing them .
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What is HTML DOM?
HTML DOM is:
The HTML DOM defines the objects and properties of all HTML elements , as well as methods to access them .
In other words, the HTML DOM is a standard on how to get, modify, add, or delete HTML elements.