DOM: insertAdjacentElement

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node.insertAdjacentElement(position, new_node)

Move node new_node to a position around node node.

position is a string, and must be one of:

"beforebegin"
Before node.
"afterend"
After node.
"afterbegin"
As first child of node.
"beforeend"
As last child of node.

Return the element inserted, or null if failed.

// create new node <p>hi</p>
const y = document.createElement("p");
y.textContent = "hi";

// a existing node
const x = document.getElementsByTagName ('p')[0] ;

// insert after
x. insertAdjacentElement("afterend", y);

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