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HTML DOM write() Method

Document Object Reference Document Object

Definition and Usage

The write() method writes HTML expressions or JavaScript code to a document.

Syntax

document.write(exp1,exp2,exp3,...)

Parameter Description
exp1,exp2,exp3,... Optional. What to write to the output stream. Multiple arguments can be listed and they will be appended to the document in order of occurrence


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The write() method is supported in all major browsers.


Examples

Example 1

Write some text to the output stream:

<html>
<body>

<script>
document.write("Hello World!");
</script>

</body>
</html>

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Example 2

Write some formatted text to the output stream:

<html>
<body>

<script>
document.write("<h1>Hello World!</h1><p>Have a nice day!</p>");
</script>

</body>
</html>

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Example 3

Difference between write() and writeln():

<html>
<body>

<p>Note that write() does NOT add a new line after each statement:</p>

<pre>
<script>
document.write("Hello World!");
document.write("Have a nice day!");
</script>
</pre>


<p>Note that writeln() add a new line after each statement:</p>

<pre>
<script>
document.writeln("Hello World!");
document.writeln("Have a nice day!");
</script>
</pre>

</body>
</html>

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