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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 05 Jul, 2022

The Location pathname property in HTML is used to set or return the pathname of a URL. The Location pathname property returns a string which represents the pathname of the URL.

Syntax:

  • It returns the pathname property.
location.pathname
  • It is used to set the pathname property.
location.pathname = path

Below program illustrates the Location pathname Property in HTML: 

Example: 

HTML




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

Output:

  

After click on the button:

  

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Location pathname property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 3
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1

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