whatwg-url
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    whatwg-url

    whatwg-url is a full implementation of the WHATWG URL Standard. It can be used standalone, but it also exposes a lot of the internal algorithms that are useful for integrating a URL parser into a project like jsdom.

    Specification conformance

    whatwg-url is currently up to date with the URL spec up to commit 6d4669a.

    For file: URLs, whose origin is left unspecified, whatwg-url chooses to use a new opaque origin (which serializes to "null").

    whatwg-url does not yet implement any encoding handling beyond UTF-8. That is, the encoding override parameter does not exist in our API.

    API

    The URL and URLSearchParams classes

    The main API is provided by the URL and URLSearchParams exports, which follows the spec's behavior in all ways (including e.g. USVString conversion). Most consumers of this library will want to use these.

    Low-level URL Standard API

    The following methods are exported for use by places like jsdom that need to implement things like HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils. They mostly operate on or return an "internal URL" or "URL record" type.

    The stateOverride parameter is one of the following strings:

    The URL record type has the following API:

    These properties should be treated with care, as in general changing them will cause the URL record to be in an inconsistent state until the appropriate invocation of basicURLParse is used to fix it up. You can see examples of this in the URL Standard, where there are many step sequences like "4. Set context object’s url’s fragment to the empty string. 5. Basic URL parse input with context object’s url as url and fragment state as state override." In between those two steps, a URL record is in an unusable state.

    The return value of "failure" in the spec is represented by null. That is, functions like parseURL and basicURLParse can return either a URL record or null.

    whatwg-url/webidl2js-wrapper module

    This module exports the URL and URLSearchParams interface wrappers API generated by webidl2js.

    Development instructions

    First, install Node.js. Then, fetch the dependencies of whatwg-url, by running from this directory:

    npm install
    

    To run tests:

    npm test
    

    To generate a coverage report:

    npm run coverage
    

    To build and run the live viewer:

    npm run prepare
    npm run build-live-viewer
    

    Serve the contents of the live-viewer directory using any web server.

    Supporting whatwg-url

    The jsdom project (including whatwg-url) is a community-driven project maintained by a team of volunteers. You could support us by:

    • Getting professional support for whatwg-url as part of a Tidelift subscription. Tidelift helps making open source sustainable for us while giving teams assurances for maintenance, licensing, and security.
    • Contributing directly to the project.

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    Install

    npm i [email protected]

    Version

    8.6.0

    License

    MIT

    Unpacked Size

    90.6 kB

    Total Files

    17

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