jQuery text() vs. html()

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 50 of this test case created by Stephen R. van den Berg

Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.js"></script>
<p id="text">Test text</p>
<script>
  var $text = $("#text");
</script>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  $("#text").html('Initialized State, differs from the text/html being applied to this container.');

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<p id="text">Test text</p>

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Test Ops/sec
text() with plain text
$text.text('Totally adding some text and stuff without any HTML tags.');
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html() with plain text
$text.html('Totally adding some text and stuff without any HTML tags.');
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html() with HTML
$text.html('<span>Actual HTML tags to be <i>rendered</i> with the addition</span>');
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