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HTML | DOM Anchor Text Property

  • Last Updated : 24 Oct, 2019

The Anchor text Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the text content of a link.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Anchor text property.
    anchorObject.text
  • It is used to set the Anchor text property.
    anchorObject.text = sometext

Property Values: It contains single value sometext which specifies the text content of the link field.

Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the text content of the link.

Example 1: This example returns the anchor text Property.






<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor text Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor text Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to return Anchor text Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").text; 
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Example 2: This example sets the anchor text Property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor text Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor text Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to set Anchor text Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").text
                        = "GFG"; 
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML
                        = "The text was changed to " + x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Anchor text property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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