HTML DOM Window origin Property

The window origin property returns the origin of the global scope, serialized as a string of the window.

Syntax:

var origin = self.origin;

Return Value: A string containing the origin.

Example: This example shows how to get the origin of the document using this property.

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<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
  
    <p>
        HTML | origin property
    </p>
      
    <button onclick="Geeks()">
        Click Here
    </button>
      
    <p id="a"></p>
  
    <script>
        var a = document.getElementById("a");
        function Geeks() {
            a.innerHTML = "document origin is : "
                    + self.origin;
        
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:



Before Clicking the Button:

After Clicking the Button: 

Note: If the origin is not a scheme/host/port tuple (say you are trying to run it locally, i.e. via file:// URL), the origin property will return the string “null”.

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Edge
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera

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