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addClass Function

If you are going library-free, you might need to roll your own function like this.

function addClass(id,new_class){
       var i,n=0;

       new_class=new_class.split(",");

       for(i=0;i<new_class.length;i++){
               if((" "+document.getElementById(id).className+" ").indexOf(" "+new_class[i]+" ")==-1){
                       document.getElementById(id).className+=" "+new_class[i];
                       n++;
               }
       }

       return n;
}

Usage

<div id="changeme" class="big red"></div>
<button onclick="addClass('changeme', 'round')">Add a class</button>
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