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  • Last Updated : 14 Oct, 2021
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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:  

Javascript




// 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);
   
// assigning 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);


Output

Example 2:  

Javascript




// 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);


Output: 

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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