Testing URL shortener API please help!

Tell us what’s happening:
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The requirement “When you visit /api/shorturl/<short_url> , you will be redirected to the original URL” is not passing the tests but if I try it in the heroku app it works fine.
I’m not sure if it can be because of the regex i’m using to validate the url string.

const isValidUri = (string) => {
const matchPattern = /^(?:\w+:)?//([^\s.]+.\S{2}|localhost[:?\d])\S$/;
return matchPattern.test(string)

Your project link(s)

solution: https://urlshortener12345.herokuapp.com
githubLink: GitHub - gelatinaCosmica/urlshortener: freecodecamp project: url shortener

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Challenge: URL Shortener Microservice

Link to the challenge:

Here’s your the structure you are returning:

        const newUrl = new Url({
          short_url: '/api/shorturl/' + suffix,
          original_url: requestedUrl,
          suffix: suffix
        newUrl.save((err, data) => {
          if (err) console.error(err)
          const jsonUrl = {
            // saved: true,
            short_url: data.short_url,
            original_url: data.original_url,
            suffix: data.suffix

That short_url property is what the tests then use to GET the URL for redirection, not suffix, for which your GET route searches. So I assume the Url.findOne({suffix: ...}) fails when it tries to find a document with a suffix field matching something like /api/shorturl/21 (with 21 just being whatever shortId generated earlier) that was short_url from the POST route. Log the route inputs and ouputs for all your routes to ensure everything is doing what you think it’s doing.

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