JavaScript Glossary - Lesson #19

JavaScript String .repeat() Method

The String repeat() method is a very fun one. You can take any string and repeat over it so that it displays multiple times.

""hello "".repeat(5);
// output: hello hello hello hello hello
// 1. we have a string
const myString = 'hi there. ';

// 2. repeat over it 5 times
const repeatedString = myString.repeat(5);

// 3. output: hi there. hi there. hi there. hi there. hi there.
console.log(repeatedString); // hi there. hi there. hi there. hi there. hi there.

It can also work with emojis!


// output: ?✨??✨??✨??✨??✨??✨??✨??✨??✨??✨?

This can be useful as filler text or for annoying your friends.


count (integer)

The number of times you want to repeat over the string.

Repeat() does not affect the original string. It creates a new one and returns that.

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