remove text using query

Posted on 2013-11-02
Last Modified: 2013-11-02
Dear experts,

I am using fivestar module to rate different kind of content from my website. The problem is that I don´t know how to remove  the parenthesis that surrounds a text as the following:

<span class="total-votes">(<span>4</span>votes)</span>

Is there a way to leave only the number and  remove the parenthesis and the word votes? something like this:

<span class="total-votes">4</span>

Thanks in advance,

Question by:glepiza
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 300 total points
ID: 39619031
$('').text(function(_, text) {
    return text.replace(/\(|votes\)/g, '');

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ID: 39619050
<span class="total-votes">(<span>1</span>vote)</span>

would that be:

      $('').text(function(_, text) {
          return text.replace(/\(|votes\)/g, '');
          return text.replace(/\(|vote\)/g, '');
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Expert Comment

by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 39619058
$('').text(function(_, text) {
    return text.replace(/\(|votes?\)/g, '');

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Author Comment

ID: 39619275
Thank you very much expert.


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