Reference Elements by Key: x-ref

Learn to assign keys to DOM elements with x-ref.

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The x-ref directive

There are times we want to access some elements on a web page. In pure JavaScript, it’s done with methods in the document object, such as getElementById, getElementsByName and querySelector. AlpineJS also enables us to achieve the same thing by referencing elements with x-ref and accessing them with the $refs magic property:

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