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<slot>

The <slot>—part of the Web Components technology suite—is a placeholder inside a web component that you can fill with your own markup, which lets you create separate DOM trees and present them together.

Content categories Flow content, phrasing content
Permitted content Transparent
Events slotchange
Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Permitted parents Any element that accepts phrasing content
Implicit ARIA role No corresponding role
Permitted ARIA roles No role permitted
DOM interface HTMLSlotElement

Attributes

This element includes the global attributes.

name
The slot's name.
A named slot is a <slot> element with a name attribute.

Examples

<template id="element-details-template">
  <style>
    details {font-family: "Open Sans Light", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif }
    .name {font-weight: bold; color: #217ac0; font-size: 120% }
    h4 {
      margin: 10px 0 -8px 0;
      background: #217ac0; 
      color: white;
      padding: 2px 6px;
      border: 1px solid #cee9f9; 
      border-radius: 4px;
    }
    .attributes { margin-left: 22px; font-size: 90% }
    .attributes p { margin-left: 16px; font-style: italic }
  </style>
  <details>
    <summary>
      <code class="name">&lt;<slot name="element-name">NEED NAME</slot>&gt;</code>
      <i class="desc"><slot name="description">NEED DESCRIPTION</slot></i>
    </summary>
    <div class="attributes">
      <h4>Attributes</h4>
      <slot name="attributes"><p>None</p></slot>
    </div>
  </details>
  <hr>
</template>

Note: You can see this complete example in action at element-details (see it running live). In addition, you can find an explanation at Using templates and slots.

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
slot 53 79 63
63
59 — 63
Disabled
Disabled From version 59 until version 63 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
? — 59
Disabled
Disabled Until version 59 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.enabled preference (needs to be set to true) and the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No 40 10
name 53 79 63
63
59 — 63
Disabled
Disabled From version 59 until version 63 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
? — 59
Disabled
Disabled Until version 59 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.enabled preference (needs to be set to true) and the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No 40 10
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
slot 53 53 63
63
59 — 63
Disabled
Disabled From version 59 until version 63 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
? — 59
Disabled
Disabled Until version 59 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.enabled preference (needs to be set to true) and the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
41 10 6.0
name 53 53 63
63
59 — 63
Disabled
Disabled From version 59 until version 63 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
? — 59
Disabled
Disabled Until version 59 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.webcomponents.enabled preference (needs to be set to true) and the dom.webcomponents.shadowdom.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
41 10 6.0

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/slot