This is an experimental technology
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

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 24IE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 24Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?


Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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