HTML | DOM Anchor search Property

The Anchor search Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the querystring part of the href attribute. The querystring part is specified after the question mark(?) in the URL. It is often used for parameter passing.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Anchor search property.
    anchorObject.search
  • It is used to set the Anchor search property.
    anchorObject.search = querystring 

Property Values: It contains single value querystring which is used to specify the search part of the URL.



Return Values: It returns a string value which represents the query string part of the URL also included the question mark.(?)

Example 1: This examples returns the Anchor search Property.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor search Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor search Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG" target= "_self"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to return Anchor search Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").search; 
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body
  
</html>            

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Output:
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After Clicking on Button:

Example 2: This example sets the Anchor search property.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor search Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor search Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG" target= "_self"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to set Anchor search Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").search
                    = "The value of search is changed now!"; 
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body
  
</html>                                      

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Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Anchor search property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safar


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