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Node | URL.pathname API
  • Last Updated : 23 Feb, 2021

The url.pathname is an inbuilt application programming interface of class URL with in url module which is used to get and set the pathname portion of the URL.. 
Syntax: 
 

const url.pathname

Return value: It gets and sets the pathname portion of the URL.
Below programs illustrate the use of url.pathname Method:
Example 1: 
 

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// node program to demonstrate the
// url.pathname API as Setter
  
//importing the module 'url'
const http = require('url');
  
// creating and initializing myURL
const myURL = new URL('https://example.com:80/foo#ram');
  
// Display the href
// value of myURL before change
console.log("Before Change");
console.log(myURL.href);
  
// assinging pathname portion
// using pathname API
console.log();
myURL.pathname = '/abcdef';
  
// Display href
// value of myURL after change
console.log("After Change");
console.log(myURL.href);

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Example 2: 
 

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// node program to demonstrate the
// url.pathname API as Getter
 
//importing the module 'url'
const http = require('url');
 
// creating and initializing myURL
const myURL = new URL('https://example.org/123abc#ram');
 
// getting the pathname portion
// using pathname
const pathname = myURL.pathname;
 
// Display pathname value
console.log("pathname is : " + pathname);

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NOTE: The above program will compile and run by using the node myapp.js command on Node. 
Reference: 
https://nodejs.org/api/url.html#url_url_pathname
 

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