jQuery trim() Method

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jQuery trim() Method

The jQuery trim() method removes all newlines, spaces (including non-breaking spaces), and tabs from the beginning and end of the supplied string.

If these whitespace characters occur in the middle of the string, they are preserved.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery trim() Method</h1> <pre>Without Trimming : <span id="point"></span></pre> <pre>With Trimming : <span id="point1"></span></pre> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ var str = " Hello World! "; $("#point").html(str); $("#point1").html($.trim(str)); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$.trim(str);

Parameter Values

Value Type Explanation
str Required Specifies a string to trim.

Browser Support

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