JavaScript: Parameterize a string

JavaScript String: Exercise-7 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to parameterize a string.

Test Data:
console.log(string_parameterize("Robin Singh from USA."));

Sample Solution:

JavaScript Code:

// Define a function named string_parameterize that takes a string str1 as input
string_parameterize = function (str1) {
    // Trim leading and trailing whitespace, convert to lowercase, and replace non-alphanumeric characters with an empty string
    return str1.trim().toLowerCase().replace(/[^a-zA-Z0-9 -]/, "").replace(/\s/g, "-");
// Output the result of calling the string_parameterize function with the input "Robin Singh from USA."
console.log(string_parameterize("Robin Singh from USA."));




In the exercise above,

  • Define a function named "string_parameterize()" that takes a string 'str1' as input.
  • The function first trims leading and trailing whitespace from the input string.
  • It then converts the string to lowercase using the "toLowerCase()" method.
  • Next, it uses a regular expression (/[^a-zA-Z0-9 -]/) to remove any characters that are not alphanumeric, spaces, or hyphens from the string, replacing them with an empty string.
  • Finally, it replaces any remaining whitespace characters with hyphens using the "replace()" method.


Flowchart: JavaScript  : Parameterize a string

Live Demo:

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