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plus sign in query key Express Application

Hello, I am building an express API. One of the platforms that will be calling this API sends a query key that has space/plus sign in it: like this "first+name=john". If I log req.query, I can see the "First Name" parameter, but how do I write code to log just first name. req.query.first+name doesn't seem to be working.


2 Answers

Generally spaces in keys are not the best idea however if they do exist, you will want to use bracket notation to access the key like so:

req.query['first name']

req.query["first name"]