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Get the value entered into an Input or Textarea element

Use this snippet to return the value entered into a <input> element or a <textarea> element.

Change the values written below.

  • selector: A string of a selector to pinpoint the element.
 * Locate the element
var selector = "<TODO: REPLACE SELECTOR>";
var element = document.querySelector(selector);

 * Stop process if it does not exist
if (!element) {
  throw new Error(
    "Error: cannot find the element with selector(" + selector + ")."

 * Return the value entered for the element
return element.value;