How can I create and format a div using JavaScript?

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How can I use JavaScript to create and style (and append to the page) a div, with content? I know it's possible, but how?


var div = document.createElement("div");
div.style.width = "100px";
div.style.height = "100px";
div.style.background = "red";
div.style.color = "white";
div.innerHTML = "Hello";

document.getElementById("main").appendChild(div);
<body>
<div id="main"></div>
</body>
var div = document.createElement("div");
div.style.width = "100px";
div.style.height = "100px";
div.style.background = "red";
div.style.color = "white";
div.innerHTML = "Hello";

document.getElementById("main").appendChild(div);
OR
document.body.appendChild(div);

Use parent reference instead of document.body.