How to get substring from string javascript

Posted on 2009-04-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi, I have this string:

How to get 65789??

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Question by:Saroj13
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ID: 24042506
Please refer:
JavaScript substring() Method
JavaScript - Strings
Javascript: substr() v.s. substring() « Rudimentary Art of ...
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ID: 24042526
var str = "";
var regEx = /([0-9]+)/;
var match = regEx.exec(str)[0];

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i.e. like this:

var str = '';


            var reg = new RegExp('(.*)Stories\/([0-9]+)\?(.*)','i');


            var val = str.replace(reg,'$2');



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petiex earned 500 total points
ID: 24042694
Or, you could just use string functions
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"





    <script type="text/javascript">


        function testFunction(str){

         alert(getStringBetweenLastSlashAndQuestionMark(str)+" should be 65789");


        function getStringBetweenLastSlashAndQuestionMark(str){

            return str.substring(str.lastIndexOf("/")+1,str.indexOf("?"));






<a href="#" onclick="javascript:testFunction(''); return false;">click</a>



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