November 6, 1999 - Using Query Strings
November 6, 1999|
Using Query Strings
Tips: November 1999
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
searchproperty of the
locationobject sets or retrieves the substring of the
The value of
search property at any time, although it is safer to set the
href property to change a location.
In order to retrieve the actual query string, we must get rid of the preceding question mark. The following expression chops the question mark:
var str = location.search.substring(1, location.search.length);