Location: host

The host property of the Location interface is a USVString containing the host, that is the hostname, and then, if the port of the URL is nonempty, a ':', and the port of the URL.

Syntax

string = object.host;
object.host = string;

Examples

var anchor = document.createElement("a");

anchor.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Location.host"
anchor.host == "developer.mozilla.org"

anchor.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org:443/en-US/Location.host"
anchor.host == "developer.mozilla.org"
// The port number is not included because 443 is the scheme's default port

anchor.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org:4097/en-US/Location.host"
anchor.host == "developer.mozilla.org:4097"

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
hostChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support 22IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

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