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HTML | DOM Location host Property

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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

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:


<!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 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 3
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1


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Last Updated : 05 Jul, 2022
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