Lodash - escapeRegexp method


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Syntax

_.escapeRegexp([string=''])

Escapes the RegExp special characters "^", "$", "", ".", "*", "+", "?", "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", and "|" in string.

Arguments

  • [string=''] (string) − The string to escape.

Output

  • (string) − Returns the escaped string.

Example

var _ = require('lodash');
var result = _.escapeRegExp('[tutorialspoint](https://tutorialspoint.com/)');;

console.log(result);

Save the above program in tester.js. Run the following command to execute this program.

Command

\>node tester.js

Output

\[tutorialspoint\]\(https://tutorialspoint\.com/\)
lodash_string.htm
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