This method retrieves a Node using a name. With HTML 4.01 documents, it first searches for a Node with a matching id attribute. If it doesn’t find one, it then searches for a Node with a matching name attribute, but only on those elements that are allowed a name attribute. With XHTML 1.0 documents, this method only searches for Nodes with a matching id attribute. This method is case insensitive in HTML documents and case sensitive in XHTML documents.
var item = collection.namedItem(name);
The name of the Node to be fetched.
Returns an object of type DOM NodeDOM Node
The Node with a name or id attribute whose value corresponds to the specified string. Upon failure (e.g., no node with this name exists), returns null.