Get Browser URL Activity


Obtains the current URL of the web browser hosting the client application.

Inheritance Hierarchy:



This activity obtains the current URL of the end user's web browser.

This activity is only supported by client applications hosted in web browsers.

In a Workflow:

You would use this activity if you needed to obtain one or more parameters from the viewer's URL. For example, a parcel search workflow could look for the value of a parcelId URL parameter as the input value. Or a workflow could perform logic based on the web address of the viewer. For example, you could create a new URL that is relative to the viewer.


Name Description


Display Name


You can change the name of an activity to one that describes what it does. A descriptive name can make a workflow easier to interpret and maintain.

External Id

An activity handler within a client can reference this particular activity using this external identifier.

Out Arguments

Query String

The query string parameters of the URL.


The URL of the web browser.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.13, Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight 1.8, Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 1.2.