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JavaScript: Remove HTML/XML tags from string

JavaScript String: Exercise-35 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to remove HTML/XML tags from string.

Test Data:
console.log(strip_html_tags('<p><strong><em>PHP Exercises</em></strong></p>'));
"PHP Exercises"

Pictorial Presentation:

JavaScript: Remove HTML/XML tags from string

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript function to remove HTML/XML tags from string</title>
</head>
<body>

</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

function strip_html_tags(str)
{
   if ((str===null) || (str===''))
       return false;
  else
   str = str.toString();
  return str.replace(/<[^>]*>/g, '');
}

console.log(strip_html_tags('

PHP Exercises

'));

Sample Output:

PHP Exercises

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript- Remove HTML/XML tags from string

Live Demo:

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JavaScript: Tips of the Day

Tagged template literals

function getPersonInfo(one, two, three) {
  console.log(one);
  console.log(two);
  console.log(three);
}

const person = 'Lydia';
const age = 21;

getPersonInfo`${person} is ${age} years old`;

If you use tagged template literals, the value of the first argument is always an array of the string values. The remaining arguments get the values of the passed expressions!

Ref: https://bit.ly/323Y0P6