How to Change the Text of an HTML Button Using JQuery

HTML Button Using JQuery

This quick guide will show you how to change the text in any HTML button using JQuery.

This may seem simple enough from the surface but one has to take note that in HTML you have two different types of buttons that have the same visual look but are completely different from an HTML point of view.

Changing Value of HTML Button Using JQuery

The value of a button in HTML is retrieved as text and not the value attribute.

Button text can be changed using the JQuery code below:

Changing Value of HTML Submit Input

The above example will not work for inputs of type submit for example:

You can change the above Input button With JQuery in this manner:

You can also use from JQuery 1.7+:

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