Node | urlObject.search API

The urlObject.search() method in Node is used to get the search query within the hostname which is followed by the ‘?’ character.

Syntax : urlObject.search()
Return : Returns the search query after ‘?’ character.

Example #1 : In these examples, we have shown how the urlObject.search() method is able to extract the search query from the hostname.



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// Importing the module 'url' 
const url = require('url');
    
var adr = 
  
// Parse the address:
var q = url.parse(adr, true);
  
/* The parse method returns an object containing
 URL properties */
  
console.log(q.search);

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Output :

?year=2019&month=may

Example #2 :

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// Importing the module 'url' 
const url = require('url');
    
var adr = 
  
// Parse the address:
var q = url.parse(adr, true);
  
/* The parse method returns an object containing
 URL properties */
  
console.log(q.search);

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Output :

?year=2k19&month=geekofthemonth


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