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Trim Text in HTML

If you have ever worked with text in HTML, you might have come across the need to trim some unwanted spaces or characters from the beginning or end of a string. This is where the trim() function comes in handy.

The trim() function is a built-in JavaScript function that removes whitespace from both ends of a string. However, it can only be used with JavaScript or jQuery. Here's an example of how to use it:

// Define the string
let str = "   Hello, World!   ";

// Trim the string
let trimmedStr = str.trim();

// Output the result
console.log(trimmedStr); // "Hello, World!"

Another way to trim text is by using CSS. This method only works for removing whitespace from the beginning and end of a text, but not for removing specific characters. Here's an example:

p {
  white-space: pre-line;
  text-align: justify;

The white-space: pre-line; property removes any extra whitespace from the beginning and end of a text, while preserving line breaks. The text-align: justify; property will evenly distribute the remaining text across the container element.

Overall, there are multiple ways to trim text in HTML, depending on your specific needs. The trim() function is great for removing both whitespace and specific characters from a string using JavaScript or jQuery. On the other hand, using CSS can help you remove unwanted whitespace from the beginning and end of a text.

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