.slice() method selects and returns a selected portion of a string.
string.slice(start); string.slice(start, stop);
startindex is optional and begins at zero (inclusive) by default.
stopindex is also optional and defaults to the length of the string (not inclusive).
In the example below, a
smoothie string is created. Next, the
.slice() method is used to extract substrings for the berry variable:
let smoothie = 'mango strawberry pineapple';let berry = smoothie.slice(6, 16);console.log(smoothie);console.log(berry);
The output will look like the following:
mango strawberry pineapplestrawberry
In the example below, an
animals string is created. Next, the
.slice() method is used to pick out substrings of certain animals, specifically birds: