Trim for jQuery

trim() is another function I miss in jQuery / Javascript, the below function was found in a random stackoverflow thread but works great

This trims whitespace from the start and end of a string

(function () {
 if (!String.prototype.trim) {
  * Trim whitespace from each end of a String
  * @returns {String} the original String with whitespace removed from each end
  * @example
  * ' foo bar    '.trim(); //'foo bar'
 String.prototype.trim = function trim() {
 return this.toString().replace(/^([\s]*)|([\s]*)$/g, '');

Justin Kelly

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