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JavaScript - remove first character from string

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In JavaScript, it is possible to remove the first character from the string in the following ways.

1. Using String slice() method

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

var text = "abc";
var substring = text.slice(1);

console.log(substring); // bc

2. Using String substring() method

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

var text = "abc";
var substring = text.substring(1);

console.log(substring); // bc

3. Using String replace() method

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

var text = "abc";
var substring = text.replace("abc", "bc");

console.log(substring); // bc

Alternative titles

  1. JavaScript - how to chop off first char from string?
  2. How do I trim off first char in JavaScript?
  3. JavaScript - delete first character of string
  4. Slice off first character in js
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