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ownerElement property (attribute)

Browser support:
Returns the element object that contains the current attribute.
Note: Internet Explorer supports the ownerElement property from version 8.


You can find the related objects in the Supported by objects section below.
This property is read-only.

Possible values:

Reference to the element that contains the current attribute.
Default: this property has no default value.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the ownerElement property:
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function GetOwner (elem) {
            if ('ownerElement' in elem.attributes[0]) {
                alert (elem.attributes[0].ownerElement);
            } else {
                alert ("Your browser does not support ownerElement property!");
    <button onclick="GetOwner (this);">Get ownerElement</button>
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