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escape-string-regexp v4.0.0

Escape RegExp special characters

escape-string-regexp Build Status

Escape RegExp special characters


$ npm install escape-string-regexp


const escapeStringRegexp = require('escape-string-regexp');

const escapedString = escapeStringRegexp('How much $ for a 🦄?');
//=> 'How much \\$ for a 🦄\\?'

new RegExp(escapedString);

You can also use this to escape a string that is inserted into the middle of a regex, for example, into a character class.

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