replace method, you have to use a regular expression with the global flag.
Replacing the first found instance is achieved with the following:
"this is a string".replace(" ", "-");
"this-is a string"
When calling the
replace method with a string as the first argument, it will only replace the first instance with the replace value (in this case
Replacing all found instances is achieved with a regular expression and global flag:
"this is a string".replace(/ /g, "-");
replace method with a regular expression and the global flag, it will replace all instances with the replace value.