Convert string to kebab case

Published on August 25th, 2019

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This conversion may seem strange at the first glance but it is very useful. For example, you use this to calculate slugs for from blog post title. It eliminates a chance to make typo writing your slugs. Happened to me many times.

  .replace(/([a-z])([A-Z])/g, '$1-$2') // get all lowercase letters that are near to uppercase ones
  .replace(/[\s_]+/g, '-') // replace all spaces and low dash
  .toLowerCase() // convert to lower case