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Location href Property

❮ Location Object

Example

Return the entire URL (of the current page):

var x = location.href;
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Definition and Usage

The href property sets or returns the entire URL of the current page.


Browser Support

Property
href Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the href property:

location.href

Set the href property:

location.href = URL

Property Values

Value Type Description
URL String Specifies the URL of the link.

Possible values:

  • An absolute URL - points to another web site (like location.href="http://www.example.com/default.htm")
  • A relative URL - points to a file within a web site (like location.href="default.htm")
  • An anchor URL - points to an anchor within a page (like location.href="#top")
  • A new protocol - specifies a different protocol (like location.href="ftp://someftpserver.com", location.href="mailto:someone@example.com" or location.href="file://host/path/example.txt")


Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the entire URL of the page, including the protocol (like http://)

More Examples

Example

Set the href value to point to another web site:

location.href = "https://www.w3schools.com";
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Example

Set the href value to point to an anchor within a page:

location.href = "#top";
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Example

Set the href value to point to an email address (will open and create a new email message):

location.href = "mailto:someone@example.com";
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❮ Location Object