How to Parse JSON in JavaScript


Use the JSON.parse() Method 

You can simply use the JSON.parse() method to parse a JSON string in JavaScript.

The following example will show you how to convert a JSON string into a JS object and access individual values with pure JavaScript. It works in all major browsers.

// Store JSON data in a JS variable
var json = '{"name": "Harry", "age": 18, "country": "United Kingdom"}';
// Converting JSON encoded string to JS object
var obj = JSON.parse(json);
// Accessing individual value from JS object
alert(; // Outputs: Harry
alert(obj.age); // Outputs: 18
alert(; // Outputs: United Kingdom