Making Div content to be Editable

PloMar
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Making Div content to be Editable

Can I make the content of a html div to be editable?
For example I have the following code:

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<div id="edit1">Content that can be edited.</div>
<button id="show">Show</button>
<script>
document.getElementById('show').addEventListener('click', function(){
  var cnt = document.getElementById('edit1').innerHTML;
  alert(cnt);
});
</script>

I want to can edit the content of the "#edit1" Div, then, when I click on the button (Show) to alert the new content.

MarPlo
To make the content of a html element to be editable, just add the: contentEditable="true" attribute in that tag. It can be used in almost all HTML elements.

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<div id="edit1" contentEditable="true">Click here and edit this content: http://coursesweb.net/<br>Then click on the button.</div>
<button id="show">Show</button>
<script>
document.getElementById('show').addEventListener('click', function(){
  var cnt = document.getElementById('edit1').innerHTML;
  alert(cnt);
});
</script>

Demo:
Click here and edit this content: http://coursesweb.net/
Then click on the button.

- If you want to add the "contentEditable" property dinamically with JavaScript, use this code:

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document.getElementById('elm_id').setAttribute('contentEditable', 'true');

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