/Web APIs

Node: lastChild property

The read-only lastChild property of the Node interface returns the last child of the node, or null if there are no child nodes.

Note: This property returns any type of node that is the last child of this one. It may be a Text or a Comment node. If you want to get the last Element that is a child of another element, consider using Element.lastElementChild.


A Node that is the last child of the node, or null is there are no child nodes.



const tr = document.getElementById("row1");
const corner_td = tr.lastChild;


Browser compatibility

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lastChild 1 12 1 6 ≤12.1 1 4.4 18 45 ≤12.1 1 1.0

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