Add quotes to given string unless it already has them

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import quote from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/quote';



Safe quoting a given string without adding duplicate quotes

NPM info

Build status dependencies devdependencies

Install using node or bower

npm install quote --save
bower install quote --save


// node
var quote = require('quote');
quote('foo'); // "foo"
quote('"foo"'); // "foo"
quote(quote('foo')); // "foo"

In the browser just use global function quote

Changing quote character

Only single quote character is supported, default is double quotes ". To change:

var quote = require('quote')({ quotes: '*' });
quote('foo'); // *foo*
quote('bar'); // *bar*

To build and test

Because this is both Node and browser package, you need to build it using universal module definition CLI tool.

npm run build
npm test

Small print

Author: Gleb Bahmutov © 2014 @bahmutov glebbahmutov.com

License: MIT - do anything with the code, but don't blame me if it does not work.

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Support: if you find any problems with this module, email / tweet / open issue on Github