HTML DOM removeChild() Method
The HTML DOM removeChild() method is used to remove a specified child node of the given element. It returns the removed node as a node object or null if the node doesn’t exist.
Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter child which is mandatory. It represents the node that needs to be removed.
Return Value: It returns a node object which represents the removed node, or null if the node doesn’t exist.
Example: In this example, we will remove a list item using node.removeChild() method.
We have a complete list of HTML DOM methods, to check those please go through this HTML DOM Object Complete reference article.
Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM removeChild() method are listed below:
- Google Chrome 1 and above
- Edge 12 and above
- Internet Explorer 5 and above
- Firefox 1 and above
- Opera 7 and above
- Safari 1.1 and above