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Query Variable - Definition

A Query Variable is the VARIABLE portion of the VARIABLE=VALUE pair that makes up a Query Parameter. For instance, when a user enters and submits their search terms into a search engine, the Variables will then store this information for a web page to use. For example, when a user searches Google for "book", the resulting URL is: In this example, the query variable is q.


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