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How to change width of paragraph using JavaScript?

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Change width of Paragraph using JavaScript

In this tutorial, you shall learn how to change width of a paragraph element using JavaScript.


To set or change the width of a paragraph element using JavaScript, we can use Element.width property. Get the paragraph element and set its width property with the required length value.

paragraphElement.width = '200px';


When user clicks on the Click me button, we get the paragraph with the id message, and set its width using width property.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<h1>JavaScript Tutorial</h1>
<button id="myBtn">Click me</button>
<p id="message">This is a paragraph. Welcome to JavaScript tutorials.</p>

document.getElementById("myBtn").addEventListener("click", function() {
  //get the paragraph element
  const myPara = document.getElementById("message");
  //set the background color of the paragraph = '200px';


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