What it is supposed to do - Example

url1(pages,"ALT") returns "www.xyz.ac.uk"
url1(pages,"xyz") returns ""
The error - ReferenceError: ALT is not defined

var pages = [ "|www.lboro.ac.uk|Loughborough University offers degree programmes and world class research.", "!www.xyz.ac.uk!An alternative University" , "%www%Yet another University"];

alert(url1(pages, ALT));

function url1(pages,pattern) {
var siteContent = [];
for(i=0;i<pages.length;i++) {
var seperator = pages[i].charAt(0);
if(pages[i].indexOf(seperator)>0){
siteContent = pages[i].split(pages[i].indexOf(seperator));
}
if( index(siteContent[2],pattern,false)>=0){
return siteContent[1];
}else{
return "";
}

}
}