What is the difference between text() and html() in jQuery?

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jQuery comes with a lot of methods to manipulate attributes. These are DOM related methods. The attributes include, text() and html() too,

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

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to manipulate attributes with text() and html() methods −

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 15-Dec-2017 10:16:38
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