# jQuery text()

jQuery text() method can either be used to set text content ( where it overwrites the content of all matched elements) or can be used to return the text content ( where it returns the combined text content of all matched elements without the HTML markup).

jQuery text() sets or returns the text content of selected elements.

Syntax:

When it is used to return text content.

$(selector).text() When it is used to set text content.$(selector).text(content)

Content: Content is a compulsory parameter, used to specify the new text content for the selected elements.

When it is used to set text content by calling function.

\$(selector).text(function (index, currentcontent))

Function: It is an optional parameter that returns the new text content on calling.

Index: It is passed as an argument inside the function to show the index position of the element.

Current content: This is another argument passed inside the function to show the current text content of the selected element.

Example:



Bye Bye!