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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The Comment() constructor returns a newly created Comment object with the optional DOMString given in parameter as its textual content.


comment1 = new Comment(); // Create an empty comment
comment2 = new Comment("This is a comment");


var comment = new Comment("Test");


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'Comment.Comment()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

We're converting our compatibility data into a machine-readable JSON format. This compatibility table still uses the old format, because we haven't yet converted the data it contains. Find out how you can help!

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support ? 24.0 (24.0) No support ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 24.0 (24.0) No support ? ?

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