Python check empty string | Example code

The most elegant way would probably be to simply check empty string if it’s true or falsy in Python.

Use if statement evaluated to False or True in a Boolean context if they are empty or not. They are not equal to False or True.

if not myString:

Example check an empty string in Python

Empty strings are “falsy” (python 2 or python 3 references), which means they are considered false in a Boolean context, so you can just do this:

my_string = ""

if not my_string:
    print("The string is empty")
else:
    print("The string is not empty")

Output:

Python check empty string

Do comment if you have any doubts and suggestions on this Python string topic.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.1.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.7

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.


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