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Javascript String - search() Method

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Description:

This method Executes the search for a match between a regular expression and this String object.

Syntax:

string.search(regexp);

Here is the detail of parameters:

Return Value:

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>JavaScript String search() Method</title>
</head>
<body>
<script type="text/javascript">

var re = /apples/gi;
var str = "Apples are round, and apples are juicy.";

if ( str.search(re) == -1 ){
    document.write("Does not contain Apples" );
}else{
   document.write("Contains Apples" );
}

</script>
</body>
</html>

This will produce following result:

Contains Apples

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.


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