by Sai gowtham

How to remove first character from a string in JavaScript

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about two different ways to remove the first character from a string in JavaScript

Removing the first character

To remove the first character from a string, we can use the built-in slice() method passing 1 as an argument in JavaScript.

Here is an example that removes the first character h from a string.

const string = "hello";

const b = string.slice(1);

console.log(b); // "ello"

Similarly, we can also use the substring() method remove the first character of a string.

const string = "hello";

const b = string.substring(1);

console.log(b); // "ello"

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