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Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.


The get() method of the URLSearchParams interface returns the first value associated to the given search parameter.




The name of the parameter to return.


A USVString.


If the URL of your page is you could parse out the 'name' and 'age' parameters using:

let params = new URLSearchParams(;
let name = params.get("name"); // is the string "Jonathan"
let age = parseInt(params.get("age")); // is the number 18


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'get()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 49.0 (Yes) No support (Yes) ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 49.0 (Yes) No support (Yes) ? 49.0

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