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  • Last Updated : 13 Jun, 2022

The Window name property is used for setting or returning the name of a window. It is generally used to modify the name of a window which has been created in the past. It returns a string which represents the name of the window.
Syntax: 
 

window.name

Return Value: It returns a string value that represents window name.

Below program illustrates the Window name Property :
Returning the name of a window. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
      Window name Property in HTML
    </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Window name Property</h2>
 
     
 
<p>
      For returning the name of the window,
      double click the "Check Name" button:
    </p>
 
 
 
    <button ondblclick="fname()">Check Name</button>
 
    <!--window.open() defines the name of the window -->
    <!-- w.name property print the name of that window -->
    <script>
        function fname() {
            var w = window.open("","My Window",
                       "width=400, height=400");
            w.document.write("The name of the window is : "
                                      + w.name);
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 

After clicking the button 
 

Supported Browsers: the browser supported by HTML | Window name Property are listed below: 
 

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 4 and above
  • Firefox 1 and above
  • Opera 12.1 and above
  • Safari 1 and above

 


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