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  • Last Updated : 20 Nov, 2021
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The DOM paragraph object is used to represent the HTML <p> element. The p element is accessed by getElementById().

Syntax: 

document.getElementById("id"); 

Where ‘id’ is the ID assigned to the p tag.
Below programs illustrate the p object:

Property Values

  • align: It is used to set or return the alignment of the paragraph element.

Example-1: In the below program the paragraph element is assigned the id = “s”. On click of the button, the paragraph element is accessed and the color of the paragraph text is changed.  

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style = "color:green;" >
          GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
        <h2>DOM paragraph Object</h2>
 
        <button onclick="Geeks()">Click Here</button>
 
        <p id="s">A computer science 
        portal for geeks.</p>
 
 
 
         
        <script>
        function Geeks() {
          var txt = document.getElementById("s");
          txt.style.color = "green";
        }
        </script>
</body>
</html>


Output: 
Before clicking on button: 
 

paragraph

After clicking on button: 
 

paragraph

Example-2: Paragraph Object can be created by using the document.createElement method. In the below program we create a paragraph element and append a text node to it.  

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<center>
        <h1 style = "color:green;" >
          GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
 
        <h2>DOM paragraph Object</h2>
 
        <button onclick="Geeks()">Click Here!</button><br><br>
 
        <div id="p"></div>
 
        <script>
        function Geeks() {
          var txt = document.createElement("P");
 
          var t = document.createTextNode("A computer
                               science portal for geeks.");
 
          txt.appendChild(t);
 
          document.getElementById("p").appendChild(txt);
        }
        </script>
</body>
</html>


Output: 
Before clicking on button: 
 

paragraph

After clicking on button: 
 

paragraph

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Edge
  • Safari
  • Opera

 


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