VBScript examples

NOTE: VBScript works only in Internet Explorer.

Each example can be viewed in the online code editor so that you can expirement with the code as much as you like.

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Basics | Variables | Conditions | Loops | Arrays | Functions/procedures | Strings | Date & time

VBScript basics

Script in the head section of a page
Script in the body section of a page
Script in both the body & head section of a page
Printing text on a page
Printing HTML tags
Handling browsers that do not support scripts at all
Handling browsers that do not support VBScript
Comments in VBScript code

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VBScript variables

Declaring variables
Setting option explicit
Printing variables
Declaring, printing, changing variable values

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VBScript conditions

If statement
Else statement
Multiple conditions using the If statement
Multiple conditions using the Select statement

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VBScript loops

For next loop
For each loop
Do-while loop
An infinite loop

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VBScript arrays

Creating an array
Adding values to an array and printing them
Printing a random value from an array
Looping through an array with the For each loop
Modifying an array's elements

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VBScript functions/procedures

Displaying various boxes (alert, prompt)
Creating a subprocedure
Creating a function
Calling a function/procedure
Returning a value from a function
Using VBScript's built-in functions

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VBScript strings

Creating and printing a string
String concatenation
Using VBScript's string functions

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VBScript date & time

Print the current date and time
Print the current date and time in a custom format
Print the current day of the week and the current month
Print the time remaining until a certain date
Find out if a given value is really a date or not

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