HTMLAreaElement

The HTMLAreaElement interface provides special properties and methods (beyond those of the regular object HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating the layout and presentation of <area> elements.

EventTarget Node Element HTMLElement HTMLAreaElement

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLElement.accessKey

A string containing a single character that switches input focus to the control.

HTMLAreaElement.alt

A string that reflects the alt HTML attribute, containing alternative text for the element.

HTMLAreaElement.coords

A string that reflects the coords HTML attribute, containing coordinates to define the hot-spot region.

HTMLAreaElement.download Experimental

A string indicating that the linked resource is intended to be downloaded rather than displayed in the browser. The value represent the proposed name of the file. If the name is not a valid filename of the underlying OS, browser will adapt it.

HTMLAreaElement.hash

A string containing the fragment identifier (including the leading hash mark (#)), if any, in the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.host

A string containing the hostname and port (if it's not the default port) in the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.hostname

A string containing the hostname in the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.href

A string containing that reflects the href HTML attribute, containing a valid URL of a linked resource.

HTMLAreaElement.noHref Deprecated

A boolean flag indicating if the area is inactive (true) or active (false).

HTMLAreaElement.origin Read only

Returns a string containing the origin of the URL, that is its scheme, its domain and its port.

HTMLAreaElement.password

A string containing the password specified before the domain name.

HTMLAreaElement.pathname

A string containing the path name component, if any, of the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.port

A string containing the port component, if any, of the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.protocol

A string containing the protocol component (including trailing colon ':'), of the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.referrerPolicy Experimental

A string that reflects the referrerpolicy HTML attribute indicating which referrer to use when fetching the linked resource.

HTMLAreaElement.rel

A string that reflects the rel HTML attribute, indicating relationships of the current document to the linked resource.

HTMLAreaElement.relList Read only

Returns a DOMTokenList that reflects the rel HTML attribute, indicating relationships of the current document to the linked resource, as a list of tokens.

HTMLAreaElement.search

A string containing the search element (including leading question mark '?'), if any, of the referenced URL.

HTMLAreaElement.shape

A string that reflects the shape HTML attribute, indicating the shape of the hot-spot, limited to known values.

HTMLElement.tabIndex

A long containing the element's position in the tabbing order.

HTMLAreaElement.target

A string that reflects the target HTML attribute, indicating the browsing context in which to open the linked resource.

HTMLAreaElement.username

A string containing the username specified before the domain name.

Methods

Inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLAreaElement.toString()

Returns a string containing the whole URL. It is a synonym for HTMLAreaElement.href.

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# htmlareaelement

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: <area>