RegExp object in JavaScript.

JavascriptWeb DevelopmentObject Oriented Programming

The RegExp object is used for pattern matching some text by searching and extracting the part of text. The RegExp object can be created either using the regexp constructor or the literal syntax.

Following is the code for RegExp object in JavaScript −


 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;
   .sample {
      font-size: 20px;
      font-weight: 500;
<h1>RegExp object</h1>
<div class="sample"></div>
<div style="color: green;" class="result"></div>
<button class="Btn">CLICK HERE</button>
<h3>Click on the above button to test the regex expression</h3>
   let sampleEle = document.querySelector(".sample");
   let resEle = document.querySelector(".result");
   let str = "Hello world. This is a beautiful world";
   sampleEle.innerHTML = str;
   let pattern = new RegExp("world");
   document.querySelector(".Btn").addEventListener("click", () => {
      resEle.innerHTML += "pattern.test(str) = " + pattern.test(str) + "<br>";
      resEle.innerHTML += "pattern.exec(str) = " + pattern.exec(str) + "<br>";


On clicking the ‘CLICK HERE’ button −

Published on 20-Jul-2020 07:51:18