LitElement is now part of the Lit library–see the new site at This site documents LitElement 2.x, not the latest version.


What is LitElement?

LitElement is a simple base class for creating fast, lightweight web components that work in any web page with any framework.

LitElement uses lit-html to render into shadow DOM, and adds API to manage properties and attributes. Properties are observed by default, and elements update asynchronously when their properties change.

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