how to replace all the string in javascript when the string is javascript variable


const p = 'dog dog cat rat';

const regex = /dog/gi;

console.log(p.replace(regex, 'cow'));
//if pattern is regular expression all matches will be replaced
//output: "cow cow cat rat"

function name(str,replaceWhat,replaceTo){
replaceWhat = replaceWhat.replace(/[-/\^$*+?.()|[]{}]/g, '\$&');
var re = new RegExp(replaceWhat, 'g');
return str.replace(re,replaceTo);
}

function name(str,replaceWhat,replaceTo){
var re = new RegExp(replaceWhat, 'g');
return str.replace(re,replaceTo);
}

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