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HtmlElement.GetElementsByTagName Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Retrieves a collection of elements represented in HTML by the specified HTML tag.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public HtmlElementCollection GetElementsByTagName (
	string tagName
public HtmlElementCollection GetElementsByTagName (
	String tagName
public function GetElementsByTagName (
	tagName : String
) : HtmlElementCollection



The name of the tag whose HtmlElement objects you wish to retrieve.

Return Value

An HtmlElementCollection containing all elements whose HTML tag name is equal to tagName.

The following code example uses GetElementsByTagName to retrieve all of the META tags within an HTML document, and then uses GetAttribute to find the META tag with the name Description. The example requires that your application has a WebBrowser control named WebBrowser1.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0