Update button text in JQuery Mobile

In case you wondered how it is possible to update the text of a <button> element created by markup in jQuery mobile (i.e. not a button generated using <a data-type=”button”>) you need to set the text and then call refresh on the node:

$('#someButton').text("Updated text");
$("#someButton").button("refresh");

refresh() actually causes the node to be reloaded, thus reflecting your changes.

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