jQuery text() vs. html()

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text">
<p>Test text</p>
</div>
<script>
  var $text = $(".text");
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"><div class="text"> <p>Test text</p> </div>

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Test Ops/sec
text()
$text.text();
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html()
$text.html();
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add text()
$text.text('blah blah');
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add html()
$text.html('halb halb');
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attr('innerHTML')
$text.attr('innerHTML');
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Set with innerHTML
$text[0].innerHTML = 'foobar';
var len = $text.length;
if(len > 0)
{
for(var i = 0; i < len; i++)
{
$text[i].innerHTML = 'foobar';
}
}
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Set with innerText
var len = $text.length;
if(len > 0)
{
for(var i = 0; i < len; i++)
{
$text[i].innerText = 'foobar';
}
}
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Set with textContent

var len = $text.length;
if(len > 0)
{
for(var i = 0; i < len; i++)
{
$text[i].textContent = 'foobar';
}
}
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