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JavaScript Array indexOf() method

The JavaScript array indexOf() method is used to search the position of a particular element in a given array. This method is case-sensitive.

The index position of first element in an array is always start with zero. If an element is not present in an array, it returns -1.


The indexOf() method is represented by the following syntax:


element - It represent the element to be searched.

index - It represent the index position from where search starts. It is optional.


An index of a particular element.

JavaScript Array indexOf() method example

Let's see some simple examples of indexOf() method.

Example 1

Here, we will print the position of an element.

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Example 2

In this example, we will provide the index value from where the search starts.

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Example 3

Here, we will search an element which is not present in an array.

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