XML DOM | Attribute Object value Attribute

XML DOM - Attribute Object value Attribute


Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on XML DOM. In this tutorial, we are going to be studying about the XML DOM Attribute Object value Attribute.

The Attribute Object value attribute returns the value of the attribute.

Syntax

The following below is the syntax to use the XML DOM Attribute Object value Attribute -

attrObject.value

Return Value

This XML DOM Attribute returns the value of the attribute.

Example

Following are the node.xml contents -

<?xml version = "1.0" encoding = "UTF-8" standalone = "no" ?>
<Company>
   <Employee category = "Technical" id = "firstelement">
      <FirstName>Kennedy</FirstName>
      <LastName>Nkpara</LastName>
      <ContactNo>1234567890</ContactNo>
      <Email>kennedynkpara@xyz.com</Email>
   </Employee>
   
   <Employee category = "Non-Technical">
      <FirstName>Stephanie</FirstName>
      <LastName>Francis</LastName>
      <ContactNo>1234667898</ContactNo>
      <Email>stephaniefrancis@xyz.com</Email>
   </Employee>
   
   <Employee category = "Management">
      <FirstName>Justice</FirstName>
      <LastName>Douglas</LastName>
      <ContactNo>1234562350</ContactNo>
      <Email>justicedouglas@xyz.com</Email>
   </Employee>
</Company>


The following example illustrates the usage of the Attribute Object value attribute -

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <script>
         function loadXMLDoc(filename) {
            if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {
               xhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
            } else // code for IE5 and IE6 {
               xhttp = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
            }
            xhttp.open("GET",filename,false);
            xhttp.send();
            return xhttp.responseXML;
         }
      </script>
   </head>
   <body>
      <script>
         xmlDoc = loadXMLDoc("/dom/node.xml");

         x = xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName('Employee');

         document.write("Value of attribute is : ");
         document.write(x.item(0).attributes[0].value);
         
      </script>
   </body>
</html>

Output

Save this file as attributeobject_value.html on the server's path (this file and node.xml should be on the same path in your server). This is going to give us the following output below -

Value of attribute is : Technical


Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will be studying about the XML DOM Attribute Object ownerElement Attribute.

Feel free to ask your questions where necessary and we will attend to them as soon as possible. If this tutorial was helpful to you, you can use the share button to share this tutorial.

Follow us on our various social media platforms to stay updated with our latest tutorials. You can also subscribe to our newsletter in order to get our tutorials delivered directly to your emails.

Thanks for reading and bye for now.