HTMLAnchorElement.toString()

The HTMLAnchorElement.toString() stringifier method returns a USVString containing the whole URL. It is a read-only version of HTMLAnchorElement.href.

Syntax

anchor.toString();

Examples

Calling toString on an anchor element

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

Specifications

Specification
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.href' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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See also