What does html() method do in jQuery?

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The html() method sets or returns the content of elements selected. jQuery has a some methods to manipulate attributes, including the html() method. These are DOM related methods. The attributes include,

  • text() – This method sets or returns the text content of elements selected.
  • html() – This method sets or returns the content of elements selected.
  • val() – This method sets or returns the value of form fields.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to work with html() method −

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("#button1").click(function(){
        alert("Using text- " + $("#demo").text());
    });
    $("#button2").click(function(){
        alert("Using html()- " + $("#demo").html());
    });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>

<p id="demo">This is <b>demo</b> text.</p>

<button id="button1">Text</button>
<button id="button2">HTML</button>
</body>
</html>
raja
Published on 14-Dec-2017 18:57:23
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