How to copy text to the clipboard with JavaScript?

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Following is the code to copy text to the clipboard with JavaScript −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
button {
   border: none;
   outline: none;
   background-color: rgb(191, 187, 255);
   color: black;
   font-weight: bold;
   padding: 10px;
}
input {
   padding: 10px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Clipboard example</h1>
<h2>Click the button below to copy text and paste it somewhere</h2>
<input type="text" value="Hello World" class="textInput" />
<button class="copy">Copy text</button>
<script>
document.querySelector(".copy").addEventListener("click", copyText);
function copyText() {
   var copyText = document.querySelector(".textInput");
   copyText.select();
   copyText.setSelectionRange(0, 99999);
   document.execCommand("copy");
   alert("The copied text is: " + copyText.value);
}
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

On clicking the ‘Copy text’ button −

raja
Published on 08-Apr-2020 11:03:02
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