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Snippet Name: Get Query String with Javascript

Description: It is possible to get the query string from your forms when your form method is set to 'GET'.

You can call the getQuery() method the following way:

//if the query string is:
//mysubmission should be equal to true
var mysubmission = getQuery("variable1");

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Author: CoderZone
Highlight Mode: JAVASCRIPT
Last Modified: February 27th, 2009

<script type="text/Javascript">
function getQuery(thisVariable) {
 theQueryString =;
 variableArray = theQueryString.split("&");
 for (i=0; i < variableArray.length; i++) {
  variableRetrieved = variableArray[i].split("=");
  if (variableRetrieved[0] == thisVariable) {
   return variableRetrieved[1];
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