Passing Data to Index page through URL

That simply does not work in Bubble because / is the homepage and /something is the page named “something”. So the xxxx needs to be a querystring parameter.

One solution that may or may not be to your liking is that you CAN have a page (that’s not your index page) that takes a parameter without the ?. For a very very very very long explication of this (and lots of dumb comments from folks in the peanut gallery), see: