createComment() creates a new comment node, and returns it.

Syntax

CommentNode = document.createComment(data) 

Parameters

data
A string containing the data to be added to the Comment.

Example

var docu = new DOMParser().parseFromString('<xml></xml>',  "application/xml");
var comment = docu.createComment('This is a not-so-secret comment in your document');

docu.getElementsByTagName('xml')[0].appendChild(comment);

alert(new XMLSerializer().serializeToString(docu));
// Displays: <xml><!--This is a not-so-secret comment in your document--></xml>

 

Specification

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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