HTMLAreaElement.toString()

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

Syntax

toString()

Parameters

None.

Return value

None (undefined).

Examples

Calling toString on an area element

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

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-hyperlink-href-dev

Browser compatibility

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See also