Location: username

Obsolete
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The username property of the Location interface is a USVString containing the username specified before the domain name.

Syntax

string = object.username;
object.username = string;

Examples

// Let's <a id="myAnchor" href="https://anonymous:flabada@developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Location.username"> be in the document
var anchor = document.getElementByID("myAnchor");
var result = anchor.username; // Returns:'anonymous'

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
usernameChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 26IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 26Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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