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.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung InternetNode.js
Basic supportChrome Full support 50Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 49IE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 49Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yesnodejs Full support 6.0.0

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