JavaScript: clear all elements from unordered list

15 09 2012

For HTML unordered list like this one:

<ul id="mylist">
	<li>my list item</li>

JavaScript can help to remove all of its elements. Put this function in page <head>:

<script type="text/javascript">
	function clearlist (){ 
		var elem = document.getElementById('mylist');

and call it, for example on button onclick event:


sometimes it may be better to call it inline, without placing script in page <head>, like this:


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