The searchParams readonly property of the URL interface returns a URLSearchParams object allowing access to the GET decoded query arguments contained in the URL.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.


const urlSearchParams = url.searchParams


URLSearchParams object.


If the URL of your page is https://example.com/?name=Jonathan%20Smith&age=18 you could parse out the name and age parameters using:

let params = (new URL(document.location)).searchParams;
let name = params.get('name'); // is the string "Jonathan Smith".
let age = parseInt(params.get('age')); // is the number 18


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'searchParams' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

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searchParamsChrome Full support 51Edge Full support 17Firefox Full support 29IE No support NoOpera Full support 38Safari Full support 10WebView Android Full support 51Chrome Android Full support 51Firefox Android Full support 29Opera Android Full support 41Safari iOS Full support 10Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0


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