The String object is used to manipulate a stored piece of text.

Try it Yourself - Examples



Return the length of a string
How to return the length of a string.

Style strings
How to style strings.

The toLowerCase() and toUpperCase() methods
How to convert a string to lowercase or uppercase letters.

The match() method
How to search for a specified value within a string.

Replace characters in a string - replace()
How to replace a specified value with another value in a string.

The indexOf() method
How to return the position of the first found occurrence of a specified value in a string.


Complete String Object Reference

For a complete reference of all the properties and methods that can be used with the String object, go to our complete String object reference.

The reference contains a brief description and examples of use for each property and method!


String object

The String object is used to manipulate a stored piece of text.

Examples of use:
The following example uses the length property of the String object to find the length of a string:
Code:
var txt="Hello world!";
document.write(txt.length);
The code above will result in the following output:
Code:
12
The following example uses the toUpperCase() method of the String object to convert a string to uppercase letters:
Code:
var txt="Hello world!";
document.write(txt.toUpperCase()); The code above will result in the following output:
Code:
HELLO WORLD!