Location host Property

Location Object Reference Location Object

Example

Return the hostname and port of the current URL:

var x = location.host;

The result of x will be:


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Definition and Usage

The host property sets or returns the hostname and port of a URL.

Note: If the port number is not specified in the URL (or if it is the scheme's default port - like 80, or 443), some browsers will not display the port number.


Browser Support

Property
host Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the host property:

location.host

Set the host property:

location.host=hostname:port

Property Values

Value Type Description
hostname:port String Specifies the hostname and port number of the URL

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the domain name and port number, or the IP address of a URL

Location Object Reference Location Object

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