Creating DOM Elements

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

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Direct Append
$('body').append('<div class="foo">foo</div>');
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Append Variable
var $div = $('<div/>').attr({
  'class': 'foo'
}).text('foo');
$('body').append($div);
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Raw JS
var newElement = document.createElement("div");
newElement.innerHTML = "foo";
newElement.setAttribute("class","foo");

document.body.appendChild(newElement );
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