December 9, 2000 - Using innerHTML in Netscape 6
December 9, 2000|
Using innerHTML in Netscape 6
Tips: December 2000
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
innerHTMLproperty of elements in IE, is not part of the W3C DOM. Nevertheless, in response to customers' requests, Mozilla- and Gecko-based browsers (such as Netscape 6) decided to support it in builds dated May 19, 2000 or later (Mozilla M16 and later, Netscape 6 PR2 and later). Let's look at the following code sample:
which looks like this on the Web:
updateMessage()is called every time the user clicks the button. The number of hits is incremented by one, and the content of the
DIV counteris updated by the
innerHTMLproperty, via a simple assignment. Notice the usage of
getElementById()which is common to both Netscape 6 and Internet Explorer.
Learn more about Netscape 6 in Column 72, Netscape 6, Part I: Detection and Scripting.