jQuery -- .html() vs. .text() vs. innerHTML vs. innerText/textContent

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>

<div id="test-element"></div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var plainText = "testing";
  

};

Benchmark.prototype.teardown = function() {
  $('#test-element').empty();

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<div id="test-element"></div>

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Test Ops/sec
jQuery .html()
$('#test-element').html(plainText);
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jQuery .text()
$('#test-element').text(plainText);
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innerHTML
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innerText / textContent
pending…
document.createTextNode
pending…
document.createTextNode (cached)
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