How To Remove The Last Character From A String In Javascript

How to remove a the last character from a string in javascript
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Looking for a way to remove the last character from a string in javascript then you are at the right place because in this tutorial I will show you how to remove the last character from a string in javascript so read till the end.

I will show you 3 methods of removing the last character from a string you can use any method you find easy and simple so without wasting time let’s start.

3 Methods To Remove The Last Character From A String In Javascript

As I have said there are many ways of removing a string in javascript we will see the best 3 methods we will use the following methods for string removal in javascript.

  • Using substring() method
  • Using slice() method
  • Using substr() method

The above are all builtin javascript methods which we can use for string removal now let’s see how to use this methods to remove the last character in a string.

1. Using substring() method 

Our first method is using the substring() method this method or function returns a part of the string between the specified indexes below is the example of how we can use this function to remove the last character from a string.

				
					let str = 'coderzwayy';
 
str = str.substring(0, str.length - 1);
console.log(str);
 
// OUTPUT: 
coderzway
				
			

2. Using slice() method

Second way is using the slice function. The slice() function or method in javascript slices the string between the specified indexes below is the example of how we can use it to remove the last character from a string.

				
					let str = 'coderzwayy';
 
str = str.slice(0, str.length - 1);
console.log(str);
 
// OUTPUT
coderzway
				
			

3. Using substr() method

Last way of removing a charater from a string is using the substr method. This method returns a portion of the string, starting at the specified index and extract the specified number of characters. Note that this function is legacy so using the first method is recommended.

				
					let str = 'coderzwayy';
 
str = str.substr(0, str.length - 1);
console.log(str);
 
// OUTPUT
coderzway
				
			

These were all the 3 ways or methods which you can use to remove the last character from the end of a string in javascript. All this methods are simple and easy to do you can use any one of them you find appropriate and easy.

Want a video on tutorial on removing the last character from the end of a string then you can watch this video on youtube.

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