This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

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


text1 = new Text(); // Create an empty text node
text2 = new Text("This is a text node");


text = new Text("Test");


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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support28 ?24 No158
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support2828 ?24158 ?

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