HELP! Cannot pass my URL Shortener although I believe it to be functioning correctly

Tell us what’s happening:*
I’ve literally written 3 different ways to achieve the outcome required however I’m still not passing the <short_url> redirect.

Your code so far

const express = require('express');
const cors = require('cors');
const app = express()
const mongoose = require('mongoose');
const mongodb = require('mongodb');
var bodyParser = require('body-parser');
const shortid = require('shortid');


// Basic Configuration
const port = process.env.PORT || 3000;

mongoose.connect("mongodb+srv://kevsri:<mypassword>", { useNewUrlParser: true, useUnifiedTopology: true });



app.use('/public', express.static(`${process.cwd()}/public`));

app.get('/', function(req, res) {
  res.sendFile(process.cwd() + '/views/index.html');

//routes >>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

const { Schema } = mongoose;

//Schema and Model creation to store the URL to db
var ShortUrl = mongoose.model('ShortUrl', new Schema({
  short_url: String,
  original_url: String,
  suffix: Number

// parse application/x-www-form-urlencoded
app.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({ extended: false }))

// parse application/json

let suffix = 1;
console.log(suffix, "<= this is the suffix")'/api/shorturl', function (req, res) {
  let clientReqUrl = req.body.url 
  let short_id = suffix;
  console.log(short_id, "<= This will be the short_id")
  console.log(req.body.url, "<= This is the client Requested Url");

  // create a Model from the Schema and call it newUrl
  let newUrlModel = new ShortUrl({
    short_url: "" + short_id,
    original_url: clientReqUrl,
    suffix: short_id
    'saved' : true,
    'short_url': newUrlModel.short_url,
    'original_url': clientReqUrl,
    'suffix': short_id


app.get('/api/shorturl/:input', (req, res) => {
  let input = req.params.input
  console.log(input, "<= this is the input")

  ShortUrl.findOne({ suffix: input }, (error, result) => {
    if (!error && result != undefined){

}) (err, doc){
  if (err) return console.error(err);
  console.log('Doc saved')
});'/api/shorturl', function (req, res) {



// Your first API endpoint
app.get('/api/hello', function(req, res) {
  res.json({ greeting: 'hello API' });

app.listen(port, function() {
  console.log(`Listening on port ${port}`);

Your project link(s)


Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/90.0.4430.212 Safari/537.36.

Challenge: URL Shortener Microservice

Link to the challenge:

short_url property, returned in the json is supposed to be only the shortened part, not the full url, including project address.

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