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  • Last Updated : 01 Jul, 2022

The Area protocol property in HTML is used to return the protocol or set the protocol of the current URL. It returns a string which contains the protocol part of the current URL, including the colon (:). 

Syntax:

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

Property Values: This method accepts single value protocol of string type. It is used to set the protocol of URL. The possible value of protocol are- file:, ftp:, http:, https: etc. 

Return Value: It returns a string which contains the protocol part of the current URL, including the colon (:). 

Example 1: This example returns the Area protocol Property. 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<title>
    HTML DOM Area protocol Property
</title>
 
<body>
    <h4> HTML DOM Area protocol Property </h4>
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here!
    </button>
    <map name="Geeks1">
        <area id="Geeks"
            shape="rect"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
            alt="Geeks"
            href=
                        target="_self">
    </map>
 
    <img src=
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1">
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p>
     
    <script>
        function GFG() {
             
        // Return protocol property.
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").protocol;
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>                   

Output: 

Before Clicking on Button:

  

After Clicking on Button: 

 

Example 2: This example sets the Area protocol property. 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<title>
    HTML DOM Area protocol Property
</title>
 
<body>
    <h4> HTML DOM Area protocol Property </h4>
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here!
    </button>
    <map name="Geeks1">
        <area id="Geeks"
            shape="rect"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
            alt="Geeks"
            href=
                       target="_self">
    </map>
 
    <img src=
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1">
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p>
     
    <script>
        function GFG() {
             
        // Set protocol property.
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").protocol = "ftp:";
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML =
                "The protocol 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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