# How to capitalize a string in Python?

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If you want to just capitalize the first letter of the first word of the string, then you can use the capitalize method from string class.

### For example

>>> s = "my name"
>>> s.capitalize()
'My name'

You can also manually achieve this by string slicing.

### For example

>>> s = "my name"
>>> s = s[:1].upper() + s[1:]
'My name'

If you want to capitalize each word of the string, then you should use the title method from the string class.

### For example

>>> s = "my name"
>>> s.title()
'My Name'
Published on 18-Dec-2017 10:52:59