The SVGAnimationElement.targetElement property refers to the element which is being animated. If no target element is being animated (for example, because the href attribute specifies an unknown element), the value returned is null.


var targetElement = someElement.targetElement;


Specification Status Comment
SVG Animations Level 2
The definition of 'SVGAnimationElement.targetElement' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Added null as return value in case that no target element is being animated.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'SVGAnimationElement.targetElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Android webview Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android Opera for Android iOS Safari Samsung Internet
Basic support ? ? No ? ? ? ?

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