Clear or Delete Textarea Text With jQuery

In this tutorial we will see how to Clear or Delete Textarea Text With jQuery. The jQuery val() method can be used to clear or delete the text or value of textarea tag.

HTML Code

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

Id attribute is used to define id of textarea and button tags, a jQuery function will be executed on click event of HTML button. This function will clear the text of textarea tag using jQuery.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Clear or Delete Textarea Text With jQuery</title>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.1.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<textarea id="textarea" rows="5" cols="50">
</textarea>
<br>    
<button id="btn">Clear</button>
              
</body>
</html>

JQuery Code

JQuery Code is given below, in this code jQuery id selector is used to select the button tag and .click() method is used to bind the click event with the button tag, when button is clicked, a function will be executed and the text or value of textarea will be cleared or deleted.

This is done with the help of jQuery val() method, The jQuery val() method is used to set or get the value of the input elements like textarea and more.

<script>
$('#btn').click ( function(){
   $('#textarea').val('');
});
</script>

Demo

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