escape-string-regexp

Escape RegExp special characters


Keywords
escape, regex, regexp, re, regular, expression, string, str, special, characters
License
MIT
Install
npm install escape-string-regexp@1.0.1

Documentation

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Escape RegExp special characters

Install

$ npm install escape-string-regexp

Usage

const escapeStringRegexp = require('escape-string-regexp');

const escapedString = escapeStringRegexp('How much $ for a 🦄?');
//=> 'How much \\$ for a 🦄\\?'

new RegExp(escapedString);

You can also use this to escape a string that is inserted into the middle of a regex, for example, into a character class.

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus