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HTML DOM Location host Property

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The Location Host property in HTML is used to sets or return the hostname and port of a URL. The Location Hash property doesn’t return the port number if it is not specified in the URL.


  • It returns the host property.
  • It is used to set the host property. = hostname:port

Property Value:

hostname:port: It contains a string value that defines the hostname and portnumber of a URL

Return Value: A String, representing the domain name and port number, or the IP address of a URL

Example: The below program illustrates the Location host Property in HTML:


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>DOM Location host Property</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
    <h2>DOM Location host Property</h2>
        For returning the hostname and port
        of the current URL, double-click the
        "Return Hostname" button:
    <button ondblclick="myhost()">
        Return Hostname
    <p id="host"></p>
        function myhost() {
            let h =;
            document.getElementById("host").innerHTML = h;


HTML DOM Location host Property

HTML DOM Location host Property

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Location host Property are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1 

Last Updated : 03 Aug, 2023
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