What is DOM (aka Document Object Model)
0:54 You can confirm this by making the right click on the document and clicking the view page source. This will show you the source that is same as the one that is written for the browser. Okay, so now that we know about the document and that it contains the visual representation of the source loaded into the browser, what is DOM? A DOM is an object oriented representation of the document that we see in the browser. As an object, it gives you the properties and methods that you can use to query and manipulate the documents programmatically. DOM is defined as the standard on W3C which says DOM is a platform and language-neutral interface that allows programs to dynamically access and update the content, structure and the style of documents. Which means DOM can be programmed and executed on any available platforms such as Mac, PC, or Linux.