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Location origin Property

Location Object Reference Location Object

Example

Return the protocol, hostname and port number of a URL. Assume that the current URL is http://www.w3schools.com:4097/test.htm#part2:

var x = location.origin;

The result of x will be:

http://www.w3schools.com:4097

Definition and Usage

The origin property returns the protocol, hostname and port number 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.

Note: This property is read-only.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
origin Yes Not supported Yes Yes 15.0

Syntax

location.origin

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the protocol (including ://), the domain name (or IP address) and port number (including the colon sign (:) of the URL. For URL's using the "file:" protocol, the return value differs between browsers

Location Object Reference Location Object

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