clear value input jquery

Clear Value Input jQuery

Clearing input fields is a common requirement when building web applications. You might want to clear a search box, a password input, or a text area once the user submits the form or when they click on a reset button. In this post, I will show you how to clear the value of an input field using jQuery.

Using val() Method

The easiest way to clear the value of an input field is to use the val() method provided by jQuery. This method allows you to get or set the value of an input field.

// clear input field with id="myInput"

This code will set the value of the input field with the ID myInput to an empty string, effectively clearing its content.

Using Vanilla JavaScript

If you prefer to use plain JavaScript instead of jQuery, you can achieve the same result by accessing the value property of the input field and setting it to an empty string.

// clear input field with id="myInput"
document.getElementById('myInput').value = '';


Clearing input fields is a simple task that can be accomplished using either jQuery or plain JavaScript. Both methods are equally effective and it's up to you to choose which one to use. Keep in mind that jQuery is a powerful library that can simplify many common web development tasks, so it's worth familiarizing yourself with it.

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