JavaScript Strings

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A string (or a text string) is a series of characters like “John Doe”.

Strings are written with quotes. You can use single or double quotes:


var carName = "Volvo XC60";   // Using double quotes
var carName = 'Volvo XC60';   // Using single quots

You can use quotes inside a string, as long as they don’t match the quotes surrounding the string:


var answer = "It's alright";             // Single quote inside double quotes
var answer = "He is called 'Johnny'";    // Single quotes inside double quotes
var answer = 'He is called "Johnny"';    // Double quotes inside single quotes

You will learn more about strings later in this tutorial.