?
Solved

How could I save a string as a variable?

Posted on 2014-12-11
4
Medium Priority
?
146 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-12
Hi all,

I have a bit of wordpress generated code that I would like to change on-the-fly.

The HTML code looks like this:
<div class="javo-item-price-table">
				<ul class="javo-price-item" style="height: 389px;">
				<li class="title">
					<h2>LIST YOUR BUSINESS - YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION</h2>
				</li>
				<li class="price">
					<span style="height: 123px;">
						The price for membership is <strong>£60.00 per Year</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 1 Year.					</span>
				</li>
				<li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-pencil"></i> Item 1 posts</span></li><li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-calendar"></i> Duration 365 days</span></li><li class="attribute disabled"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-thumbs-up"></i> No Featured</span></li>				<li class="submit">
											<a class="pmpro_btn pmpro_btn-select" href="http://www.old-find.com/membership-account/membership-checkout/?level=1">More info</a>
									</li>
			</ul>
						<ul class="javo-price-item" style="height: 389px;">
				<li class="title">
					<h2>LIST YOUR EVENT - YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION</h2>
				</li>
				<li class="price">
					<span style="height: 123px;">
						The price for membership is <strong>£70.00 per Year</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 1 Year.					</span>
				</li>
				<li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-pencil"></i> Item 1 posts</span></li><li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-calendar"></i> Duration 365 days</span></li><li class="attribute disabled"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-thumbs-up"></i> No Featured</span></li>				<li class="submit">
											<a class="pmpro_btn pmpro_btn-select" href="http://www.old-find.com/membership-account/membership-checkout/?level=2">More info</a>
									</li>
			</ul>
						<ul class="javo-price-item" style="height: 412px;">
				<li class="title">
					<h2>LIST YOUR BUSINESS - MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION</h2>
				</li>
				<li class="price">
					<span style="height: 146px;">
						<strong>£6.00</strong> now and then <strong>£6.00 per Month for 11 more Months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.					</span>
				</li>
				<li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-pencil"></i> Item 1 posts</span></li><li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-calendar"></i> Duration 360 days</span></li><li class="attribute disabled"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-thumbs-up"></i> No Featured</span></li>				<li class="submit">
											<a class="pmpro_btn pmpro_btn-select" href="http://www.old-find.com/membership-account/membership-checkout/?level=5">More info</a>
									</li>
			</ul>
						<ul class="javo-price-item" style="height: 412px;">
				<li class="title">
					<h2>LIST YOUR EVENT - MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION</h2>
				</li>
				<li class="price">
					<span style="height: 146px;">
						<strong>£7.00</strong> now and then <strong>£7.00 per Month for 11 more Months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.					</span>
				</li>
				<li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-pencil"></i> Item 1 posts</span></li><li class="attribute"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-calendar"></i> Duration 360 days</span></li><li class="attribute disabled"><span><i class="glyphicon glyphicon-thumbs-up"></i> No Featured</span></li>				<li class="submit">
											<a class="pmpro_btn pmpro_btn-select" href="http://www.old-find.com/membership-account/membership-checkout/?level=6">More info</a>
									</li>
			</ul>
</div>

Open in new window


There are two cases where I have strings that look similar:
<strong>£6.00</strong> now and then <strong>£6.00 per Month for 11 more Months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.

Open in new window

and
<strong>£7.00</strong> now and then <strong>£7.00 per Month for 11 more Months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.

Open in new window


I need these to become:
<strong>£6.00 per month for 12 months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.

Open in new window

and
<strong>£7.00 per month for 12 months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.

Open in new window


MY PROGRESS SO FAR:
var monthlySubText = [];
jQuery("ul .price span:contains(' now and then ')").each(function (index) {
    monthlySubText.push(jQuery(this).closest("span").html());
    var price = jQuery("strong",jQuery(this)).first().html();
    jQuery(this).html("<strong>" + price + " per month for 12 months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.");
    });

Open in new window


This works BUT I would like the last part
. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.
to be passed through a variable too and not typed out as a text string as now.

How could I modify my working jQuery solution to allow this? I need everything withing the span that is after the second </strong> to be saved into a variable and inserted at the end in the last line of the jQuery code. Something like:
$(this).parent().html("<strong>" + txt + " per month for 12 months</strong>" + endTxt);

Open in new window



thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:badwolfff
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 82

Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 40495920
var monthlySubText = [];
var endTxt = ". <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.";
jQuery("ul .price span:contains(' now and then ')").each(function (index) {
    monthlySubText.push(jQuery(this).closest("span").html());
    var price = jQuery("strong",jQuery(this)).first().html();
    $(this).parent().html("<strong>" + txt + " per month for 12 months</strong>" + endTxt);
    });

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:badwolfff
ID: 40496038
Hi Leakim thanks for the message. This won't do unfortunately. The string that follows the second </strong> is variable but is always in the format and always in that position. Could that be done?
thanks
0
 
LVL 82

Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 40496087
is variable from what ?
0
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
HainKurt earned 2000 total points
ID: 40496329
first of all you dont need line 1 & 3

jQuery("ul .price span:contains(' now and then ')").each(function (index) {
    var price = jQuery("strong",jQuery(this)).first().html();
    jQuery(this).html("<strong>" + price + " per month for 12 months</strong>. <br>Membership expires after 12 Months.");
    });

Open in new window


second, here it is:

$("ul .price span:contains(' now and then ')").each(function (index) {
    var price = $("strong", $(this)).first().html();
    var endText = $(this).html().split("<br>")[1];
    $(this).html("<strong>" + price + " per month for 12 months</strong>.<br>" + endText);
});

Open in new window


test here
0

Featured Post

Get real performance insights from real users

Key features:
- Total Pages Views and Load times
- Top Pages Viewed and Load Times
- Real Time Site Page Build Performance
- Users’ Browser and Platform Performance
- Geographic User Breakdown
- And more

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Boost your ability to deliver ambitious and competitive web apps by choosing the right JavaScript framework to best suit your project’s needs.
Find out what you should include to make the best professional email signature for your organization.
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to create navigation buttons that change on rollover, using CSS (Continuation of the CSS Image Sprite tutorial) Create a parent ID for all the list items       - Specify position: absolute and display: block…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
Suggested Courses

743 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question