HTMLAnchorElement: text property

The text property of the HTMLAnchorElement represents the text inside the element. This property represents the same information as Node.textContent.

Value

A string.

Example

html
<a id="exampleLink" href="https://example.com">Example Link</a>
<p class="text"></p>
css
#exampleLink {
  font-size: 1.5rem;
}
js
const anchorElement = document.getElementById("exampleLink");
const pTag = document.querySelector(".text");
pTag.textContent = `Text property: ${anchorElement.text}`;

Result

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-a-text

Browser compatibility

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See also