This question already has an answer here:
- How to check if element exists in the visible DOM? 12 answers
Say I select an element the old fashioned way (or any other way by which a DOM reference might be obtained):
var el = document.getElementById('myFavoriteElement');
Then I remove that element's parent from the DOM, thus removing
el as well. Or I just remove
Is there a way to check whether
el is still a valid reference, whether the HTML to which it refers still exists in the DOM? Something along the lines of
el.hasBeenDestroyed as a boolean attribute, or something like that?
baseURI attribute will be filled in if the element is on the page DOM. Check that.