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JavaScript Introduction to jQuery DOM Manipulation Getters vs. Setters

Vic Mercier
Vic Mercier
3,276 Points

What is the difference between the text method and the html method?

I have some difficulties with that course.It not explained clearly.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,937 Points

With the html method, what you add can contain tags which will be used as part of the document. But with the text method, anything that might look like tags will just be added as text. For example, if you were to pass the argument "<h1>Hello</h1>" to the html method, you would see this on the page:

Hello

But if you give the same thing to the text method, you would see:

<h1>Hello</h1>

Vic Mercier
Vic Mercier
3,276 Points

I can also pass only text in the html method.If I understand well what you wrote , it is like innerHtml and textContent.