This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

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

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 28.0 24.0 (24.0) Not supported 15.0 8.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 24.0 (24.0) Not supported 15.0 8.0

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