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trim

New in version 1.32

The side argument was added in Twig 1.32.

New in version 1.6.2

The trim filter was added in Twig 1.6.2.

The trim filter strips whitespace (or other characters) from the beginning and end of a string:

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{{ '  I like Twig.  '|trim }}

{# outputs 'I like Twig.' #}

{{ '  I like Twig.'|trim('.') }}

{# outputs '  I like Twig' #}

{{ '  I like Twig.  '|trim(side='left') }}

{# outputs 'I like Twig.  ' #}

{{ '  I like Twig.  '|trim(' ', 'right') }}

{# outputs '  I like Twig.' #}

Note

Internally, Twig uses the PHP trim, ltrim, and rtrim functions.

Arguments

  • character_mask: The characters to strip
  • side: The default is to strip from the left and the right (`both`) sides, but `left` and `right` will strip from either the left side or right side only
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