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The Symbol.split well-known symbol specifies the method that splits a string at the indices that match a regular expression. This function is called by the String.prototype.split() method.

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

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


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 50 (Yes) 49 (49) No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support (Yes) 49.0 (49) No support No support No support

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