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HTML | DOM Location host Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 16 Aug, 2021

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.
Syntax: 
 

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

Property Value 

hostname:port :  It contains a string value which 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

Below program illustrates the Location host Property in HTML:
Example: 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Location host Property</title>
        <style>
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>DOM Location host Property</h2>
         
<p>
          For returning the hostname and port
          of the current URL, double-click the
          "Return Hostname" button:
        </p>
 
        <button ondblclick="myhost()">
          Return Hostname
        </button>
        <p id="host"></p>
 
        <script>
            function myhost() {
                var h = location.host;
                document.getElementById("host").innerHTML = h;
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                   

Output: 
 

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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