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Vic Mercier
Vic Mercier
3,276 Points

Way to set src attribute and alt using JavaScript.

Is there a way set attributes only using JavaScript?

2 Answers

Hi Vic,

Here's a basic example

<img src="" id="myImg" />
document.getElementById("myImg").src = "http://www.google.com/image.png";
document.getElementById("myImg").alt = "This is some alt text";

You can also use attribute selectors in jquery or querySelector/querySelectorAll in vanilla js - see here.

Hope this helps :)

Hey Vic,

I'd take a look at this tread on Stack Overflow. You can assign and ID to your image and then change your SRC and ALT using JavaScript:


Hope that helps! Happy coding!