Check out example codes for "javascript remove html from text". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

//remove html tags from a string, leaving only the inner text
function removeHTML(str){ 
    var tmp = document.createElement("DIV");
    tmp.innerHTML = str;
    return tmp.textContent || tmp.innerText || "";
}
var html = "<div>Yo Yo Ma!</div>";
var onlyText = removeHTML(html); "Yo Yo Ma!"

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