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  • Last Updated : 04 Jan, 2023
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The string.length is a property in JavaScript which is used to find the length of a given string. The string.length property returns 0 if the string is empty.

Syntax:

string.length

Parameter: It does not accept any parameter. 

Return Values: It returns the length of the given string.

JavaScript code to show the working of string.length property:

Example 1: This example returns the length of the strings using the string.length property of Javascript.

javascript




<script>
    // Taking some strings
    var x = 'geeksforgeeks';
    var y = 'gfg';
    var z = '';
      
    // Returning the length of the string.
    console.log(x.length);
    console.log(y.length);
    console.log(z.length);
</script>

Output:

13
3
0

Example 2: This example returns the length of the strings using the string.length property of Javascript.

javascript




<script>
    // Taking some strings.
    var x = '2341312134';
    var y = '@#$%^&**((*&^';
      
    // Variable z contains two spaces
    var z = ' ';
      
    // Returning the length of the string.
    console.log(x.length);
    console.log(y.length);
    console.log(z.length);
</script>

Output:

10
13
2

We have a complete list of Javascript string methods, to check those please go through this Javascript String Complete reference article.

Supported Browser:

  • Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Firefox 1 and above
  • Internet Explorer 3 and above
  • Opera 3 and above
  • Safari 1 and above

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