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HTML | DOM Area href Property
  • Last Updated : 28 May, 2019

The Area href Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the href attribute. It is used to specify the URL of area.
For example: https://manaschhabra:manaschhabra499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/ (manaschhabra is the username and manaschhabra499 is the password).

Syntax:

  • It returns the href property.
     areaObject.href
  • It is used to set the href property.
    areaObject.href = URL

Property Values: It contains single value href which specify the URL. It can be an absolute URl, a relative URL, link to an element etc.

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

Example 1: This example returns the Area href Property.






<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<title
    HTML DOM Area href Property 
</title
  
<body
    <h4> HTML DOM Area href Property </h4
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here! 
    </button
    <map name="Geeks1"
        <area id="Geeks"
            shape="rect"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
            alt="Geeks"
            href
        https://manaschhabra:manaschhabra499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/
    </map> 
  
    <img src
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1"
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
      
    <script
        function GFG() { 
              
        // Return value of href attribute. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").href; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = x; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:


Example 2:
This example sets the Area href property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<title
    HTML DOM Area href Property 
</title
  
<body
    <h4> HTML DOM Area href Property </h4
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here! 
    </button
    <map name="Geeks1"
        <area id="Geeks"
            shape="rect"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
            alt="Geeks"
            href
        https://manaschhabra:manaschhabra499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/
    </map> 
  
    <img src
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1"
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
      
    <script
        function GFG() { 
              
        // Sets href property. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").href = 
                 https://abc:abc499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = 
                "The href has been changed to " + x; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                     

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers:

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



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