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JavaScript String match() Method

JavaScript String match() Method

JavaScript match() method is used to search a string for a match against a given regular expression and return the matches as an Array object. It returns null as output if no match is found.

Syntax:

string.match(regexp)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
regexp This is a required parameter. It defines the value to search for as a regular expression.

Browser Support

Method Chrome Edge Firefox Safari Opera
match() YES YES YES YES YES

Here is an example of match() method:

<html>
<body>
<p>Click the button to see the Output.</p>
<button onclick="myFunction()">Try it</button>
<p id="demo"></p>
<script>
function myFunction() {
  var str = "php PHP PHPTPOINT Php Project"; 
  var res = str.match(/PHP/g);
  document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = res;
}
</script>
</body>
</html>
Output:

Click the button to see the Output.

 

Example 2:

 

<html>
<body>
<p>Click the button to see the Output.</p>
<button onclick="myFunction1()">Try it</button>
<p id="demo1"></p>
<script>
function myFunction1() {
  var str = "php PHP PHPTPOINT Php Project"; 
  var res = str.match(/PHP/gi);
  document.getElementById("demo1").innerHTML = res;
}
</script>
</body>
</html>
Output:

Click the button to see the Output.