JavaScript RegExp test() Method

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JavaScript RegExp test() Method

The RegExp test() method executes a regular expression search within a string, and returns a Boolean value that indicates whether a match was found.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click me</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> function myFunction() { var str = "Pot I got is hot"; var pattern = new RegExp("o"); var result = pattern.test(str); document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = result; } </script> </body> </html>



Parameter Values

strRequiredThe string against which to match the regular expression.

Return Value

trueIf a search string finds a match.
falseIf a search string does not finds a match.


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