Input URL value Property

Input URL Object Reference Input URL Object


Change the URL of a URL field:

document.getElementById("myURL").value = "";

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Definition and Usage

The value property sets or returns the value of the value attribute of a URL field.

The value attribute specifies the default value OR the value a user types in (or a value set by a script).

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The value property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The <input type="url"> element is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions, or in Safari.


Return the value property:


Set the value property:


Property Values

Value Description
URL Specifies an absolute URL (an URL that points to another website, like "")

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing a URL

More Examples


Get the URL of a URL field:

var x = document.getElementById("myURL").value;

The result of x will be:

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An example that shows the difference between the defaultValue and value property:

var x = document.getElementById("myURL");
var defaultVal = x.defaultValue;
var currentVal = x.value;

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> value Attribute

Input URL Object Reference Input URL Object


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