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HTML | DOM Anchor username Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 09 May, 2019

The Anchor username Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the username part of the href attribute. The username part is used to define the username entered by the user. It is specified after the protocol and before the password part.
For example: https://manaschhabra:manaschhabra499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/ (manaschhabra is the username and manaschhabra499 is the password).

Syntax:

  • It return the Anchor username property.
    anchorObject.username
  • It is used to set the Anchor username property.
    anchorObject.username = username

Property Values: It contains single value username which specify the username part of the URL.

Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the username part of the URL.

Example 1: This example returns the Anchor username Property.






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

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Example 2: This example sets the anchor username property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor username Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor username Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to set Anchor username Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").username 
                            = "Harshitchhabra"; 
                              
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML
                        = "The username was changed to " + x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body>
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

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

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera

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