HTML | DOM Anchor pathname Property

The DOM Anchor pathname Property in HTML DOM is used to sets or return the path name part of the href attribute value. All the Browser will return the “/test.htm” while the IE 9 returns “test.htm”.

Syntax:

  • It returns the pathname property.
    anchorObject.pathname
  • It is used to set the pathname property.
    anchorObject.pathname = path

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



Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the path name of the URL.

Example-1: This Example returns the path name of the URL.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Anchor pathname Property
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>
          GeeksForGeeks
      </h1>
  
        <h2>
          DOM Anchor pathname Property
      </h2>
  
        <p>Welcome to
            <a href=
               id="GFG"
               rel="nofollow"
               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").pathname;
                
                document.getElementById(
                  "sudo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script> "
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:
Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Example-2 : This Example sets the path name of the URL.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Anchor pathname Property
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>
          GeeksForGeeks
      </h1>
  
        <h2>
          DOM Anchor pathname Property
      </h2>
  
        <p>Welcome to
            <a href=
               id="GFG"
               rel="nofollow" 
               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").pathname;
                
                document.getElementById(
                  "sudo").innerHTML = 
                  "The pathname will be changd now";
            }
        </script> "
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

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

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


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