HTMLAnchorElement.href

The HTMLAnchorElement.href property is a stringifier that returns a USVString containing the whole URL, and allows the href to be updated.

Syntax

// Getter
string = anchor.href;
// Setter
anchor.href = string;

Examples

// An <a id="myAnchor" href="https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/HTMLAnchorElement"> element is in the document
const anchor = document.getElementById("myAnchor");
anchor.href; // returns 'https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/HTMLAnchorElement'

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard (HTML)
# dom-hyperlink-href-dev

Browser compatibility

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See also