The HTMLTemplateElement interface enables access to the contents of an HTML <template> element.

Properties

This interface inherits the properties of HTMLElement.

HTMLTemplateElement.contentRead only
DocumentFragment: Returns the <template> element's template contents.

Methods

This interface inherits the methods of HTMLElement.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLTemplateElement interface' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLTemplateElement interface' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 26Edge Full support 13Firefox Full support 22IE No support NoOpera Full support 15Safari Full support 8WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 26Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android ? Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes
contentChrome Full support 26Edge Full support 13Firefox Full support 22IE No support NoOpera Full support 15Safari Full support 8WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 26Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android ? Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
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