class method Element.ancestors

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Element.ancestors(element) → [Element…]

Collects all of element's ancestor elements and returns them as an array of extended elements.

The returned array's first element is element's direct ancestor (its parentNode), the second one is its grandparent, and so on until the <html> element is reached. <html> will always be the last member of the array. Calling ancestors on the <html> element will return an empty array.



    <div id="father">
      <div id="kid">


// -> [div#father, body, html]

This method can be called either as an instance method or as a generic method. If calling as a generic, pass the instance in as the first argument.