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How to Set a Button’s Value Using JavaScript?

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To set a button’s value using JavaScript, we can set the innerHTML property of the button.

For instance, if we have the following HTML:

  <button name="submit-button">Original<br>Text</button>

We can write:

const form = document.querySelector('form')
form.elements["submit-button"].innerHTML = 'submit'

to get the form with document.querySelector .

Then we get the button with the name attribute set to submit-button with:


And we set the innerHTML property of it to 'submit' .

Therefore, the button in the form would have ‘submit’ as its text content.

By John Au-Yeung

Web developer specializing in React, Vue, and front end development.

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