The Symbol.search well-known symbol specifies the method that returns the index within a string that matches the regular expression. This function is called by the String.prototype.search() method.

For more information, see RegExp.prototype[@@search]() and String.prototype.search().

Property attributes of Symbol.search
Writable no
Enumerable no
Configurable no

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Symbol.search' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Symbol.search' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support50 Yes49 No Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support Yes Yes Yes49 No Yes Yes

See also

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