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HTML DOM Range insertNode() Method

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  • Last Updated : 07 Jul, 2020

The insertNode() method inserts a node at the start of the Range.

The updated Range consists of new inserted node before the Range of the last Range content.

Syntax:

range.insertNode( newNode );

Parameters: This method accepts single parameter as mentioned above and described below:

  • newNode: The Node to be inserted at the starting of the range.

Return value: This method does not return any value.

Example: This example shows how to insert a node before the range content using insertNode() method. To Clarify, changes in range content, we had console logged the new range in string text using toString() method.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM range insertNode() method
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <p>Range Content</p>
  
    <button onclick="insert()">
        Click Here to insert the Node
    </button>
      
    <p id="element">Node element </p>
  
    <script>
        var range = document.createRange();
        range.selectNode(document
            .getElementsByTagName("p").item(0));
          
        const element = document
            .getElementById('element');
  
        console.log("Before Button Click:", 
                            range.toString());
  
        function insert() {
            range.insertNode(element);
            console.log("After  Button Click:", 
                            range.toString());
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

  • Before Click the Button:

  • After Click the Button:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Edge
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer

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