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HTML | DOM Area origin Property

  • Last Updated : 28 May, 2019

The DOM Area origin Property in HTML is used to return the protocol, hostname and port number of a URL. This is a read-only property.



Return Value: This method returns a String value representing the protocol, the domain name (or IP address) and port number. The URL’s having the ‘file://’ protocol may return different values depending on the browser.

Example: This example returns the Area origin Property.

<!DOCTYPE html> 
    HTML DOM Area origin Property 
    <h4> HTML DOM Area origin Property </h4
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here! 
    <map name="Geeks1"
        <area id="Geeks"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
    <img src
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
        function GFG() { 
        // Return origin property. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").origin; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = x; 

Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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