Get Textarea Tag Value in jQuery

In this tutorial we will see how to Get Textarea Tag Value in jQuery. The jQuery val() method can be used to get the value of the textarea tag. jQuery val() method is mostly used to get the values of form elements.

HTML Code

HTML code is given below, in this code we have a textarea tag and a button tag with onclick event.

Id attribute is used to define id of textarea, function getValue() will be executed on click event of HTML button. This function will get the value of textarea tag using jQuery.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Get Textarea Tag Value in jQuery</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.1.min.js"></script>    
</head>
<body>

<textarea rows="5" cols="50" id="textarea"></textarea>
<button onclick="getValue()">Get Value</button>
    
</body>
</html>

JQuery Code

JQuery Code is given below, in this code jQuery id selector is used to select or target the textarea tag, then jQuery val() method is used to get the value of the textarea.

This value is then displayed with the help of alert method.

<script>
function getValue() {
var value= $("#textarea").val();  
alert(value);
};
</script>

Demo

Video Tutorial

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