MeltingDog MeltingDog - 1 year ago 85
Javascript Question

Remove image elements from string

I have a string that contains HTML image elements that is stored in a var.

I want to remove the image elements from the string.

I have tried:

var content = content.replace(/<img.+>/,"");

var content = content.find("img").remove();
but had no luck.

Can anyone help me out at all?


Answer Source
var content = content.replace(/<img[^>]*>/g,"");

[^>]* means any number of characters other than >. If you use .+ instead, if there are multiple tags the replace operation removes them all at once, including any content between them. Operations are greedy by default, meaning they use the largest possible valid match.

/g at the end means replace all occurrences (by default, it only removes the first occurrence).

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