The following pages lists the objects made available by the W3C DOM.
This section describes and lists objects defined by the DOM standards — starting with the lowest level of DOM objects. All objects are in alphabetical order.
The DOM specification describes the
NamedNodeMap objects. These are the lowest-level objects in the DOM, and are the primary building blocks of higher-level objects.
Defined in DOM Level 1, the
Node object is the primary datatype for the entire DOM. All objects in the DOM inherit from
Node. There are 12 different types of
Node objects; each type has an associated integer value. The following tables list the
Node object's type values, properties, and methods.
Associated Data Type