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contains()

XSLT/XPath Reference: XSLT elements, EXSLT functions, XPath functions, XPath axes

The contains function determines whether the first argument string contains the second argument string and returns boolean true or false.

Syntax

contains(haystack, needle)

Arguments

haystack
The string to be searched
needle
The string to look for as a substring of haystack

Returns

true if haystack contains needle. Otherwise, false.

Defined

XPath 1.0 4.2

Gecko support

Supported.

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/XPath/Functions/contains