JavaScript escape double quotes in a string | Example code

Use replace method with regex to escaping double quotes in JavaScript from a string in a variable.

The replace() method returns a new string with some or all matches of a pattern replaced by a replacement.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

  <script>
    var str =  'hello "friend" what\'s up?';
    console.log(str.replace(/\"/g, '\\"'));
  </script>
</body>
</html>

Output:

JavaScript escape double quotes in a string

Note: The All JS Examples codes are tested on the Firefox browser and the Chrome browser.

OS: Windows 10

Code: HTML 5 Version


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