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HTML DOM Element innerHTML

Example

Get the HTML content of an element with id="myP":

let html = document.getElementById("myP").innerHTML;
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Change the HTML content of an element with id="demo":

document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = "I have changed!";
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Get the HTML content of a <ul> element with id="myList":

let html = document.getElementById("myList").innerHTML;
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Delete the HTML content of a <p> element with id="demo":

element.innerHTML = "";
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More examples below.


Definition and Usage

The innerHTML property sets or returns the HTML content (inner HTML) of an element.

The Differences Between
innerHTML, innerText and textContent

See below


Syntax

Return the innerHTML property:

element.innerHTML

Set the innerHTML property:

element.innerHTML = text

Property Value

Property Description
StringHTML content.

Return Value

Type Description
StringThe HTML content of the element.


More Examples

Example

Change the HTML content of two elements:

let text = "Hello Dolly.";
document.getElementById("myP").innerHTML = text;
document.getElementById("myDIV").innerHTML = text;
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Example

Repeat the HTML content of an element:

element.innerHTML += element.innerHTML;
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Example

Change the HTML content and URL of a link:

element.innerHTML = "W3Schools";
element.href = "https://www.w3schools.com";
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The Differences Between
innerHTML, innerText and textContent

The innerHTML property returns:
The text content of the element, including all spacing and inner HTML tags.
The innerText property returns:
Just the text content of the element and all its children, without CSS hidden text spacing and tags, except <script> and <style> elements.
The textContent property returns:
The text content of the element and all descendaces, with spacing and CSS hidden text, but without tags.

HTML Example

<p id="myP">   This element has extra spacing     and contains <span>a span element</span>.</p>

JavaScript Examples

let text = document.getElementById("myP").innerText;

let text = document.getElementById("myP").innerHTML;

let text = document.getElementById("demo").textContent;
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In the example above:

The innerText property returns:
This element has extra spacing and contains a span element.
The innerHTML property returns:
   This element has extra spacing    and contains <span>a span element</span>.
The textContent property returns:
   This element has extra spacing    and contains a span element.

Browser Support

element.innerHTML is supported in all browsers:

Chrome IE Edge Firefox Safari Opera
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