String.prototype.toLowerCase()

The toLowerCase() method returns the calling string value converted to lower case.

Syntax

str.toLowerCase()

Return value

A new string representing the calling string converted to lower case.

Description

The toLowerCase() method returns the value of the string converted to lower case. toLowerCase() does not affect the value of the string str itself.

Examples

Using toLowerCase()

console.log('ALPHABET'.toLowerCase()); // 'alphabet'

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'String.prototype.toLowerCase' in that specification.

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See also