Class google.script.url (Client-side API)

google.script.url is an asynchronous client-side JavaScript API that can query URLs to obtain the current URL parameters and fragment. This API supports the google.script.history API. It can only be used in the context of a web app that uses IFRAME. It is not intended for use with sidebars and dialogs in an add-on or container-script context. For more information, see the guide to using browser history in web apps.

Methods

MethodReturn typeBrief description
getLocation(function) void Gets a URL location object and passes it to the specified callback function.

Detailed documentation

getLocation(function)

Gets a URL location object and passes it to the specified callback function (as the only argument).

Index.html

google.script.url.getLocation(function(location) {
  console.log(location.parameters);
  console.log(location.hash);
});

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
functionFunctiona client-side callback function to run, using the location object as the only argument.

Location object

The following table shows examples of the location elements that would be specified if the following URL was queried: http://www.example.com?n=1&name=alice&n=2#headingAnchor
Fields
location.hash

The string value of URL fragment after the # character, or an empty string if no URL fragment is present

headingAnchor
location.parameter

An object of key/value pairs that correspond to the URL request parameters. Only the first value will be returned for parameters that have multiple values. If no parameters are present, this will be an empty object.

{"name": "alice", "n": "1"}
location.parameters

An object similar to location.parameter, but with an array of values for each key. If no parameters are present, this will be an empty object.

{"name": ["alice"], "n": ["1", "2"]}

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