HTML | DOM Area pathname Property

The Area pathname Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the pathname of the href attribute. It is used to specify the destination of the link in an area.
Syntax:

  • It return the Area pathname property.
     areaObject.pathname
  • It is used to set the Area pathname property.
    areaObject.pathname = path 

Property Values: It contains single value path which specify the pathname of the URL.

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



Example 1: This example returns the Area pathname Property.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<title
    HTML DOM Area pathname Property 
</title
  
<body
    <h4> HTML DOM Area pathname 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/abc.html
                        target="_self"
    </map> 
  
    <img src
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1"
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
      
    <script
        function GFG() { 
              
        // Return pathname property. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").pathname; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = x; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                    

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Output:
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After Clicking on Button:


Example 2:
This example sets the Area pathname property.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<title
    HTML DOM Area pathname Property 
</title
  
<body
    <h4> HTML DOM Area pathname 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/abc.html
                       target="_self"
    </map> 
  
    <img src
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1"
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
      
    <script
        function GFG() { 
              
        // Set pathname property. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").pathname = "xyz"; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = 
                "The pathname has been changed to " + x; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                     

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Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers:

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


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