The HTMLBaseElement interface contains the base URI for a document. This object inherits all of the properties and methods as described in the HTMLElement interface.

EventTarget Node Element HTMLElement HTMLBaseElement

Instance properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


A string that reflects the href HTML attribute, containing a base URL for relative URLs in the document.

A string that reflects the target HTML attribute, containing a default target browsing context or frame for elements that do not have a target reference specified.

Instance methods

No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


HTML Standard
# htmlbaseelement

Browser compatibility

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See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: <base>