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URL getProtocol() method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 27 Dec, 2018

The getProtocol() function is a part of URL class. The function getProtocol() returns the Protocol of a specified URL.

Function Signature

public String getProtocol()

Syntax

url.getProtocol()

Parameter This function does not require any parameter

Return Type: The function returns String Type



Below programs illustrates the use of getProtocol() function:

Example 1:




// Java program to show the
// use of the function getProtocol()
  
import java.net.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        // url object
        URL url = null;
  
        try {
            // create a URL
            url = new URL("https:// www.geeksforgeeks.org");
  
            // get the Protocol
            String Protocol = url.getProtocol();
  
            // display the URL
            System.out.println("URL = " + url);
  
            // display the Protocol
            System.out.println("Protocol = " + Protocol);
  
            // create a URL
            url = new URL("http:// www.geeksforgeeks.org");
  
            // get the Protocol
            Protocol = url.getProtocol();
  
            // display the URL
            System.out.println("URL = " + url);
  
            // display the Protocol
            System.out.println("Protocol = " + Protocol);
  
            // create a URL
            url = new URL("ftp:// www.geeksforgeeks.org");
  
            // get the Protocol
            Protocol = url.getProtocol();
  
            // display the URL
            System.out.println("URL = " + url);
  
            // display the Protocol
            System.out.println("Protocol = " + Protocol);
        }
  
        // if any error occurs
        catch (Exception e) {
  
            // display the error
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}
Output:
URL = https:// www.geeksforgeeks.org
Protocol = https
URL = http:// www.geeksforgeeks.org
Protocol = http
URL = ftp:// www.geeksforgeeks.org
Protocol = ftp

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