How to remove CSS style of <style> tag using JavaScript/jQuery ?

Given an HTML document containing inline and internal CSS and the task is to remove the style of <style> tag. The internal or embedded CSS is used within the head section of the HTML document. It is enclosed within <style> tag.

Approach: The jQuery remove() and empty() methods are used to remove the CSS style of <style> element.

Example 1: This example uses remove() method to remove the CSS style of <style> element.



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<!DOCTYPE HTML>  
<html>  
  
<head>  
    <title>  
        How to remove CSS style of style
        tag using JavaScript/jQuery ?
    </title>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
      
    <style>
        .parent {
            background: green;
        }
        .child {
            background: blue;
            margin: 10px;
        }
    </style>
</head>  
  
<body style = "text-align:center;">  
      
    <h1 style = "color:green;" >  
        GeeksForGeeks  
    </h1
      
    <p id = "GFG_UP" style
        "font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;"
    </p>
      
    <div class="parent" id = "parent" 
            style = "color: red; font-size: 22px">
        Parent
        <div class="child">
            Child
        </div>
    </div>
    <br>
      
    <button onclick = "GFG_Fun()">
        click here
    </button>
      
    <p id = "GFG_DOWN" style
        "font-size: 24px; font-weight: bold; color: green;"
    </p>
      
    <script>  
        var up = document.getElementById('GFG_UP');
        var down = document.getElementById('GFG_DOWN');
        var parent = document.getElementById('parent');
          
        up.innerHTML = "Click on the button to remove "
            + "the CSS from the < style > tag only."; 
          
        function GFG_Fun() {
            $('style').remove();
            down.innerHTML = "Style tag has been removed.";
        
    </script>  
</body>  
  
</html>

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Output:

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  • After clicking on the button:

Example 2: This example uses jQuery empty() method to remove the CSS style of <style> element.

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<!DOCTYPE HTML>  
<html>  
  
<head>  
    <title>  
        How to remove CSS style of style
        tag using JavaScript/jQuery ?
    </title>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
      
    <style>
        .parent {
            background: green;
        }
        .child {
            background: blue;
            margin: 10px;
        }
    </style>
</head>  
      
<body style = "text-align:center;">  
      
    <h1 style = "color:green;" >  
        GeeksForGeeks  
    </h1
      
    <p id = "GFG_UP" style
        "font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;"
    </p>
      
    <div class="parent" id = "parent" 
            style = "color: red; font-size: 22px">
        Parent
        <div class="child">
            Child
        </div>
    </div>
    <br>
      
    <button onclick = "GFG_Fun()">
        click here
    </button>
      
    <p id = "GFG_DOWN" style
        "font-size: 24px; font-weight: bold; color: green;"
    </p>
      
    <script>  
        var up = document.getElementById('GFG_UP');
        var down = document.getElementById('GFG_DOWN');
        var parent = document.getElementById('parent');
      
        up.innerHTML = "Click on the button to remove the"
                + " CSS from the < style > tag only."; 
      
        function GFG_Fun() {
            $('style').empty();
            down.innerHTML = "Style tag has been removed.";
        
    </script>  
</body>  
  
</html>

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Output:

  • Before clicking on the button:
  • After clicking on the button:


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