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How to explode or split a string in JavaScript

Topic: JavaScript / jQueryPrev|Next

Answer: Use the JavaScript split() method

If you want to explode or split a string from a certain character or separator you can use the JavaScript split() method. The following example will show you how to split a string at each blank space. The returned value will be an array, containing the splitted values.

  • <!DOCTYPE html>
  • <html lang="en">
  • <head>
  • <meta charset="UTF-8">
  • <title>JavaScript Split a String from Space</title>
  • </head> 
  • <body>
  •     <script>
  •         var myStr = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.";
  •         var strArray = myStr.split(" ");
  •         
  •         // Display array values on page
  •         for(var i = 0; i < strArray.length; i++){
  •             document.write("<p>" + strArray[i] + "</p>");
  •         }
  •     </script>
  • </body>
  • </html>

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