Location: hostname

The hostname property of the Location interface is a USVString containing the domain of the URL.


string = object.hostname;
object.hostname = string;


// Let's an <a id="myAnchor" href="/en-US/docs/Location.hostname"> element be in the document
var anchor = document.getElementById("myAnchor");
var result = anchor.hostname; // Returns:'developer.mozilla.org'


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'hostname' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

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