Popara Popara - 6 months ago 37
Javascript Question

How to set DOM element as the first child?

I have element E and I'm appending some elements to it. All of a sudden, I find out that the next element should be the first child of E. What's the trick, how to do it? Method unshift doesn't work because E is an object, not array.

Long way would be to iterate trough E's children and to move'em key++, but I'm sure that there is a prettier way.

var eElement; // some E DOM instance
var newFirstElement; //element which should be first in E

eElement.insertBefore(newFirstElement, eElement.firstChild);