HTMLBaseElement

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  • Revision title: HTMLBaseElement
  • Revision id: 389817
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{{DomRef}}

The HTMLBaseElement interface contains the base URI for a document. This object inherits all of the properties and methods as described in the {{domxref("HTMLElement")}} interface.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, {{domxref("HTMLElement")}}.

Name Type Description
href {{domxref("DOMString")}} Reflects the {{htmlattrxref("href", "base")}} HTML attribute, containing a base URL for relative URLs in the document.
target {{domxref("DOMString")}} Reflects the {{htmlattrxref("target", "base")}} HTML attribute, containing a default target browsing context or frame for elements that do not have a target reference specified.

Methods

No specific method; inherits attributes from its parent, {{domxref("HTMLElement")}}.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
{{SpecName('HTML WHATWG', "semantics.html#the-base-element", "HTMLBaseElement")}} {{Spec2('HTML WHATWG')}} No change from {{SpecName("HTML5 W3C")}}.
{{SpecName('HTML5 W3C', "document-metadata.html#the-base-element", "HTMLBaseElement")}} {{Spec2('HTML5 W3C')}} No change from {{SpecName("DOM2 HTML")}}.
{{SpecName('DOM2 HTML', 'html.html#ID-ID-73629039', 'HTMLBaseElement')}} {{Spec2('DOM2 HTML')}} No change from {{SpecName("DOM1")}}.
{{SpecName('DOM1', 'level-one-html.html#ID-73629039', 'HTMLBaseElement')}} {{Spec2('DOM1')}} Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

{{CompatibilityTable}}

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support {{CompatVersionUnknown}} {{CompatGeckoDesktop(1.0)}} {{CompatVersionUnknown}} {{CompatVersionUnknown}} {{CompatVersionUnknown}}
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support {{CompatVersionUnknown}} {{CompatGeckoMobile(1.0)}} {{CompatVersionUnknown}} {{CompatVersionUnknown}} {{CompatVersionUnknown}}

See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: {{ HTMLElement("base") }}

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<div>
  {{DomRef}}</div>
<p>The <strong><code>HTMLBaseElement</code></strong> interface contains the base URI&nbsp;for a document. This object inherits all of the properties and methods as described in the {{domxref("HTMLElement")}} interface.</p>
<h2 id="Attributes">Properties</h2>
<p><em>Inherits properties from its parent, {{domxref("HTMLElement")}}.</em></p>
<table class="standard-table">
  <thead>
    <tr>
      <th scope="col">Name</th>
      <th scope="col">Type</th>
      <th scope="col">Description</th>
    </tr>
  </thead>
  <tbody>
    <tr>
      <td><code>href</code></td>
      <td>{{domxref("DOMString")}}</td>
      <td>Reflects the {{htmlattrxref("href", "base")}} HTML attribute, containing a base URL for relative URLs in the document.</td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td><code>target</code></td>
      <td>{{domxref("DOMString")}}</td>
      <td>Reflects the {{htmlattrxref("target", "base")}} HTML attribute, containing a default target browsing context or frame for elements that do not have a target reference specified.</td>
    </tr>
  </tbody>
</table>
<h2 id="Methods">Methods</h2>
<p><em>No specific method; inherits attributes from its parent, {{domxref("HTMLElement")}}.</em></p>
<h2 id="Specifications">Specifications</h2>
<table class="standard-table">
  <tbody>
    <tr>
      <th scope="col">Specification</th>
      <th scope="col">Status</th>
      <th scope="col">Comment</th>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td>{{SpecName('HTML WHATWG', "semantics.html#the-base-element", "HTMLBaseElement")}}</td>
      <td>{{Spec2('HTML WHATWG')}}</td>
      <td>No change from {{SpecName("HTML5 W3C")}}.</td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td>{{SpecName('HTML5 W3C', "document-metadata.html#the-base-element", "HTMLBaseElement")}}</td>
      <td>{{Spec2('HTML5 W3C')}}</td>
      <td>No change from {{SpecName("DOM2 HTML")}}.</td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td>{{SpecName('DOM2 HTML', 'html.html#ID-ID-73629039', 'HTMLBaseElement')}}</td>
      <td>{{Spec2('DOM2 HTML')}}</td>
      <td>No change from {{SpecName("DOM1")}}.</td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td>{{SpecName('DOM1', 'level-one-html.html#ID-73629039', 'HTMLBaseElement')}}</td>
      <td>{{Spec2('DOM1')}}</td>
      <td>Initial definition.</td>
    </tr>
  </tbody>
</table>
<h2 id="Browser_compatibility">Browser compatibility</h2>
<p>{{CompatibilityTable}}</p>
<div id="compat-desktop">
  <table class="compat-table">
    <tbody>
      <tr>
        <th>Feature</th>
        <th>Chrome</th>
        <th>Firefox (Gecko)</th>
        <th>Internet Explorer</th>
        <th>Opera</th>
        <th>Safari (WebKit)</th>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td>Basic support</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatGeckoDesktop(1.0)}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
      </tr>
    </tbody>
  </table>
</div>
<div id="compat-mobile">
  <table class="compat-table">
    <tbody>
      <tr>
        <th>Feature</th>
        <th>Android</th>
        <th>Firefox Mobile (Gecko)</th>
        <th>IE Phone</th>
        <th>Opera Mobile</th>
        <th>Safari Mobile</th>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td>Basic support</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatGeckoMobile(1.0)}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
        <td>{{CompatVersionUnknown}}</td>
      </tr>
    </tbody>
  </table>
</div>
<h2 id="See_also">See also</h2>
<ul>
  <li>HTML element implementing this interface: {{ HTMLElement("base") }}</li>
</ul>
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