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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 27 Aug, 2021

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.


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

Below program illustrates the Location pathname Property in HTML:



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


After click on the button:

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

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

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