JavaScript match()

JavascriptWeb DevelopmentObject Oriented Programming

The JavaScript match() returns the match as an array object if a match is found in a string against a regular expression.

Following is the code for the JavaScript match() method −


 Live Demo

<!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;
   .result {
      font-size: 18px;
      font-weight: 500;
      color: red;
<h1>JavaScript match()</h1>
<div class="sample">The king bought an expensive ring.</div>
<div style="color: black;" class="result"></div>
<div style="font-weight: bold; color: black;" class="result"></div>
<button class="Btn">CLICK HERE</button>
Click on the above button to search 'ing' in the above string
   let sampleEle = document.querySelector(".sample");
   let resultEle = document.querySelector(".result");
   let result = sampleEle.innerHTML.match(/ing/g);
   document.querySelector(".Btn").addEventListener("click", () => {
      resultEle.innerHTML = "Match found : " + result;


On clicking the ‘CLICK HERE’ button −

Published on 11-May-2020 17:01:01