Removes elements from an array and, if necessary, inserts new elements in their place, returning the deleted elements.
arrayObj.splice(start, deleteCount, [item1[, item2[, . . . [,itemN]]]])
Required. The zero-based location in the array from which to start removing elements.
Required. The number of elements to remove.
item1, item2,. . ., itemN
Optional. Elements to insert into the array in place of the deleted elements.
splice method modifies
arrayObj by removing the specified number of elements from position
start and inserting new elements. The deleted elements are returned as a new
The following code shows how to use the
var arr = new Array("4", "11", "2", "10", "3", "1"); arr.splice(2, 2, "21", "31"); document.write(arr); // Output: 4,11,21,31,3,1
Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards, Internet Explorer 10 standards, Internet Explorer 11 standards. Also supported Store apps (Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1). See Version Information.