We can convert a String to uppercase in jQuery easily by using the JavaScript String toUpperCase() method.

"This is Some Text".toUpperCase();

When working with strings, it can be useful to convert a string to uppercase. A lot of the time when comparing strings, you will need to convert them both to either lowercase or uppercase to compare them since most comparison operators are case sensitive.

In jQuery, we can easily convert a string to uppercase using the toUpperCase() method.

Converting a String to Uppercase In jQuery with a Click

In this simple example, we will let the user input a string, and we will convert it to uppercase.

Here is the HTML setup:

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We will use the jQuery click() method that will run a function we will create. Our function will first use the val() method to get the string the user has entered.

We will then convert the string to uppercase using the String toUpperCase() method.

We will finally post the results using the jQuery text() method.

  //Get the user string
  var userString = $("#string1").val();
  //Convert the string to uppercase
  var uppercaseString = userString.toUpperCase();

  //Display the results


The final code and output for converting a string to uppercase in jQuery is below:

Code Output:

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Full Code:

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<script> $('#click-me').click(function(){ var userString = $("#string1").val(); var uppercaseString = userString.toUpperCase(); $("#results").text(uppercaseString); }); </script>

Hopefully this article has been useful for you to learn how to use jQuery to convert a string to uppercase.

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Last Update: March 14, 2024