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The assignedNodes() property of the HTMLSlotElement interface returns the sequence of elements assigned to this slot or, alternatively, the slot's fallback content.


var assignedNodes[] = HTMLSlotElement.assignedNodes([options])


options Optional
An object that sets options for the nodes to be returned. The available options are:
  • flatten: A Boolean indicating whether to return the elements assigned to the slot (if this value is false) or the slot's fallback content (if this value is true). The default is false.


An array of elements.


Specification Status Comment
Shadow DOM
The definition of 'assignedNodes' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 53.0 ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 53.0 ? ? ? ? ? 53.0


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API assignedNodes HTMLSlotElement Method Reference shadow dom