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HTML | Window name Property
  • Last Updated : 26 Jul, 2019

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

Below program illustrates the Window name Property :

Returning the name of a window.




<!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
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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