Node | URL.pathname API

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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Output:

Before Change
https://example.com:80/foo#ram

After Change
https://example.com:80/abcdef#ram

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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Output:

pathname is : /123abc

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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