Get Tag Name

Get an element's tag name

Example Usage

// Java
// TODO Java sample

# Python
// TODO Python sample

// Javascript
// example
// TODO javascript_wdio sample

// wd example
// TODO javascript_wd sample

# Ruby
# ruby_lib example
// TODO Ruby sample

# Not supported
// TODO PHP sample

// C#
// TODO C# sample


Appium Server

Platform Driver Platform Versions Appium Version Driver Version
iOS XCUITest 9.3+ 1.6.0+ All
UIAutomation 8.0 to 9.3 All All
Android Espresso ?+ 1.9.0+ All
UiAutomator2 ?+ 1.6.0+ All
UiAutomator 4.2+ All All
Mac Mac ?+ 1.6.4+ All
Windows Windows 10+ 1.6.0+ All

Appium Clients

Language Support Documentation
Java All
Python All
Javascript (WebdriverIO) All
Javascript (WD) All
Ruby All
C# All

HTTP API Specifications


GET /wd/hub/session/:session_id/element/:element_id/pageIndex

URL Parameters

name description
session_id ID of the session to route the command to
element_id ID of the element to get the name from

JSON Parameters



The tag name of the element (string)

See Also