Remove DOM element

Angelos Chalaris · JavaScript, Browser · Jan 6, 2021

Removes an element from the DOM.

  • Use Element.parentNode to get the given element's parent node.
  • Use Element.removeChild() to remove the given element from its parent node.
const removeElement = el => el.parentNode.removeChild(el);
// Removes #my-element from the DOM

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