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namespace-uri()

XSLT/XPath Reference: XSLT elements, EXSLT functions, XPath functions, XPath axes

The namespace-uri function returns a string representing the namespace URI of the first node in a given node-set.

Syntax

namespace-uri( [node-set] )

Arguments

node-set (optional)
The namespace URI of the first node in this node-set will be returned. If this argument is omitted, the current context node will be used.

Returns

A string representing URI of the namespace in which the given node resides.

Notes

  • If the given node does not have a specified namespace, the returned string will be an empty string.
  • For nodes other than element and attribute nodes, the returned string will always be an empty string.

Defined

XPath 1.0 4.1

Gecko support

Supported.

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/XPath/Functions/namespace-uri