How to get the text of paragraph tag html in Jquery

Dung Do Tien Apr 10 2020 1017

I have some code below and I want to get the current text of <p> tag using Jquery.

<div class="col-md-2 content-article-detail">
    <h1>Title of news</h1>
    <div class="sapo">
      some short content of article
    <div class="detail">
      <p> this is description detail of article </p>

How to achieve it? Thanks in advance.

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    Sandeep Kumar Apr 11 2020

    With Jquery you can use to Text() or Html() functions to get text or content of <P> tag. In your case you can get as below: 

    var textNews = $(".content-article-detail .detail > p").text() 

    OR write shorter

    var textNews = $(".detail p").text() 

    Or more shorter

    var textNews = $("p").text() 

    I recommend you use it in the first way when you have more HTML in the page.

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