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Suppose that I have a <div> that I wish to center in the browser's display (viewport). To do so, I need to calculate the width and height of the <div> element.

What should I use? Please include information on browser compatibility.

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Try using the .offsetWidth and .offsetHeight properties. 

var width = document.getElementById('foo').offsetWidth;

Note: They belong to the element, not to the .style.

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