How to match a regular expression against a string?


Use the match() method to match a regular expression against a string in JavaScript. You can try to run the following code to match a regular expression −

The following is the parameter −

  • match( param ) − A regular expression object.

Example

You can try to run the following code to match a regular expression against a string −

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript String match() Method</title>
   </head>
   <body>
      <script>
         var str = "For more information, see Chapter 3.4.5.1";
         var re = /(chapter \d+(\.\d)*)/i;
         var found = str.match( re );
         
         document.write(found );
      </script>
   </body>
</html>

Updated on: 23-Jun-2020

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