How to convert a string to JavaScript object?

Following is the code to convert a string to JavaScript object −


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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="UTF-8" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
   body {
      font-family: "Segoe UI", Tahoma, Geneva, Verdana, sans-serif;
   .sample {
      font-size: 18px;
      font-weight: 500;
      color: red;
<h1>convert a string to JavaScript object</h1>
<div class="sample">
{"name":"Rohan", "sports":["Cricket","Football"], "country":"India"}
<div class="result"></div>
<button class="Btn">CLICK HERE</button>
<h3>Click on the above button to convert the above string to JavaScript object</h3>
   let sampleEle = document.querySelector(".sample");
   let resultEle = document.querySelector(".result");
   let parsedJson = JSON.parse(sampleEle.innerHTML);
   document.querySelector(".Btn").addEventListener("click", () => {
      resultEle.innerHTML = "Name = " + + "<br>";
      resultEle.innerHTML += "Country = " + + "<br>";
      resultEle.innerHTML += "Sports = " + parsedJson.sports;


The above code will produce the following output −

On clicking the ‘CLICK HERE’ button −

Updated on: 18-Jul-2020


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