JavaScript document.createCDATASection() Method

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JavaScript document.createCDATASection() Method

The document.createCDATASection() method creates a new CDATA section node, and returns it.

Note: This will only work with XML, not HTML documents.


The xml file used in the example: john.xml

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p id="point">Click the button to create and add CDATA section</p> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var txt = ""; function myFunction() { var xhttp = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhttp.onreadystatechange = function() { if(this.readyState == 4 && this.status == 200) { var xmlDoc=xhttp.responseXML; var weight = xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("weight")[0]; txt += "John's weight before adding the CDATA Section:<br>"; txt += weight.childNodes[0].nodeValue; var cdat = xmlDoc.createCDATASection(" Kg"); weight.appendChild(cdat); txt += "<br>John's weight after adding the CDATA Section:<br>" txt += weight.childNodes[0].nodeValue; txt += weight.childNodes[1].nodeValue; x.innerHTML=txt; } };"GET", "/john.xml", true); xhttp.send(); } </script> </body> </html>



Parameter Values

dataRequiredA string to be added to a specific xml element.


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