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The Definitive Guide to HTML5 by Adam Freeman

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C H A P T E R  26

Working with the Document Object

In this chapter, I introduce you to one of its key components of the DOM: the Document object. The Document object is the gateway to the functionality of the DOM and provides you with information about the current document and a set of features to explore, navigate, search, and otherwise manipulate the structure and content. Table 26-1 provides the summary for this chapter.

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You access the Document object through the global document variable; this is one of the key objects that the browser creates ...

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