The HTMLUListElement interface provides special properties (beyond those defined on the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating unordered list elements.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Is a DOMString value reflecting the type and defining the kind of marker to be used to display. The values are browser dependent and have never been standardized.
Is a Boolean indicating that spacing between list items should be reduced. This property reflects the compact attribute only, it doesn't consider the line-height CSS property used for that behavior in modern pages.


No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Yes Yes 1 Yes Yes Yes
compact Yes Yes 1 Yes Yes Yes
type Yes Yes 1 Yes Yes Yes
Android webview Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android Opera for Android iOS Safari Samsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes 4 Yes Yes ?
compact Yes Yes Yes 4 Yes Yes ?
type Yes Yes Yes 4 Yes Yes ?

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <ul>.

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