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

Video Tutorial

Watch video tutorial on how to Clear or Delete Textarea Text With jQuery.

jQuery Make Textarea Readonly Detect Enter Key Press in Textarea with jQuery Disable Textarea Resize Property with jQuery Clear Textarea Text with jQuery Get Textarea Tag Value in jQuery Count Characters of Textarea in jQuery Change value of href attribute of link using jQuery Check If Input Field is Empty in jQuery jQuery Select All HTML Elements Whose ID Start With Same String Count Checked Checkboxes of Specific Form with JQuery Enable and Disable Button using JQuery Add Class to HTML Tag On Click Using Jquery Change Class of HTML Tag Using JQuery Display Current Date and Time Using HTML and JQUERY Detect Change in Text Input using JQuery Refresh a Page With JQuery Execute a Function on Hover Using JQuery Open Select File Dialog Box Using JQuery Display Message When File Is Selected Using JQuery Get Class of Clicked Element Using JQuery