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Using the split() method you can convert string to array in JavaScript. This method splits a string into an array of substrings and returns the new array.

string.split(delimiter/separator, limit)

This method does not change the original string.

JavaScript string to array

Simple example code.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    let text = "How are you doing today?";
    const myArray = text.split(" ");




JavaScript string to array

You can change the delimiter accordingly can help you convert strings to arrays in JavaScript. Let’s look at a case where "," is a delimiter.

let str1 = 'JavaScript,Python,C++,PHP';

const split_string = str1.split(",");

Output: [“JavaScript”, “Python”, “C++”, “PHP”]

Another way to convert a string to an array is to use the Array.from() method. This method creates a new array from an iterable object, where each element of the array corresponds to an element of the iterable.

let str = "Hello, world!";
let arr = Array.from(str);
console.log(arr); // Output: ["H", "e", "l", "l", "o", ",", " ", "w", "o", "r", "l", "d", "!"]

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this JS string topic.

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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