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indexOf() Method in Javascript

Parimal Ghadiyali
October 18th, 2019 · 1 min read

ES5 Specifications includes the indexOf() method for Array data structure.

The indexOf() method i used to determines whether an array contains a specific element or not. It returns its position if it exists in an array.

Syntax

1array.indexOf(item, start)

Example 1

1const array = ["Red", "Orange", "Yellow", "Olive", "Green"];
2
3console.log(array.indexOf("Red")); // Output: 0
4console.log(array.indexOf("Pink")); // Output: -1

Example 1

1const array = ["Red", "Orange", "Yellow", "Olive", "Green", "Red"];
2
3console.log(array.indexOf("Red", 2)); // Output: 5
4console.log(array.indexOf("Pink")); // Output: -1

Hope you find this helpful.

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