Creating multiline strings in JavaScript

I have the following code in Ruby. I want to convert this code into JavaScript. what’s the equivalent code in JS?


ECMAScript 6 (ES6) introduces a new type of literal, namely template literals. They have many features, variable interpolation among others, but most importantly for this question, they can be multiline.

A template literal is delimited by backticks:

(Note: I’m not advocating to use HTML in strings)

Browser support is OK, but you can use transpilers to be more compatible.

Original ES5 answer:

Javascript doesn’t have a here-document syntax. You can escape the literal newline, however, which comes close: