How to globally replace a forward slash in a JavaScript string?

How to globally replace a forward slash in a JavaScript string?

How to globally replace a forward slash in a JavaScript string?

Solutions/Answers:

Solution 1:

The following would do but only will replace one occurence:

"string".replace('/', 'ForwardSlash');

For a global replacement, or if you prefer regular expressions, you just have to escape the slash:

"string".replace(/\//g, 'ForwardSlash');

Solution 2:

Use a regex literal with the g modifier, and escape the forward slash with a backslash so it doesn’t clash with the delimiters.

var str = 'some // slashes', replacement = '';
var replaced = str.replace(/\//g, replacement);

Solution 3:

Without using regex (though I would only do this if the search string is user input):

var str = 'Hello/ world/ this has two slashes!';
alert(str.split('/').join(',')); // alerts 'Hello, world, this has two slashes!' 

Solution 4:

Is this what you want?

'string with / in it'.replace(/\//g, '\\');

Solution 5:

This has worked for me in turning "//" into just "/".

str.replace(/\/\//g, '/');

Solution 6:

You need to wrap the forward slash to avoid cross browser issues or //commenting out.

str = 'this/that and/if';

var newstr = str.replace(/[/]/g, 'ForwardSlash');