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HTML | DOM Location host Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 23 Jul, 2019

The Location Host property in HTML is used to sets or returns 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

Below program illustrates the Location host Property in HTML:


<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Location host Property</title
            h1 { 
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            body { 
        <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() {
                var h =;
                document.getElementById("host").innerHTML = h;


After click on the button:

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

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

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