CreateElement Append vs Document.write

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<script>
  < script > Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    $.writeTest = function() {
      var newHTML = "<div><h1>Hi there!</h1></div>";
      document.write(newHTML);
      document.close();
    };

    $.elemTest = function() {
      var newDiv = document.createElement("div");
      newDiv.innerHTML = "<h1>Hi there!</h1>";
      document.body.appendChild(newDiv);
    };
  }; < /script>
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<script> < script > Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() { $.writeTest = function() { var newHTML = "<div><h1>Hi there!</h1></div>"; document.write(newHTML); document.close(); }; $.elemTest = function() { var newDiv = document.createElement("div"); newDiv.innerHTML = "<h1>Hi there!</h1>"; document.body.appendChild(newDiv); }; }; < /script> </script>

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Document Write Test
writeTest();
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Create Element Test
elemTest();
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