The URL read-only property of the Document interface returns the document location as a string.

Syntax

var string = document.URL 

Example

JavaScript

document.getElementById("url").textContent = document.URL;

HTML

<p id="urlText">
  URL:<br/>
  <span id="url">URL goes here</span>
</p>

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Document.URL' in that specification.
Living Standard Defines that the property is a USVString instead of a DOMString.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'Document.URL' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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