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HTML | DOM Anchor hostname Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 24 Oct, 2020

The DOM Anchor hostname Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the hostname part of the href attribute value.

Syntax:

  • It returns the hostname property.
    anchorObject.hostname
  • It is used to set the hostname property:
    anchorObject.hostname = hostname

Property Values: It contains the value i.e hostname which specify the hostname of the URL.

Return Value: It returns the string value which represents the domain name or IP address of the URL.

Example-1: This Example returns the hostname Property.






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Anchor hostname Property
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>
          GeeksForGeeks
      </h1>
  
        <h2>
          DOM Anchor hostname Property
      </h2>
  
        <p>Welcome to
            <a href=
               id="GFG" 
               rel="nofollow"
               hreflang="en-us" 
               target="_self"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a>
        </p>
  
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
          Submit
      </button>
  
        <p id="sudo" 
           style="color:green;
                  font-size:25px;">
      </p>
  
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                
                var x = 
                    document.getElementById("GFG").hostname
                  
                document.getElementById(
                  "sudo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script> "
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Before Clicking On Button :

After Clicking On Button:

Example-2: This Example sets the hostname Property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Anchor hostname Property
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>
          GeeksForGeeks
      </h1>
  
        <h2>
          DOM Anchor hostname Property
      </h2>
  
        <p>Welcome to
            <a href=
               id="GFG"
               rel="nofollow"
               hreflang="en-us"
               target="_self"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a>
        </p>
  
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
          Submit
      </button>
  
        <p id="sudo"
           style="color:green;
                  font-size:25px;">
      </p>
  
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                var x = 
                    document.getElementById(
                      "GFG").hostname = 
                    "www.GeeksForGeeks.org"
                  
                document.getElementById(
                  "sudo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script> "
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output :

Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Anchor hostname property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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