HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.host

The HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.host property is a USVString containing the host, that is the hostname, and then, if the port of the URL is nonempty, a ':', and the port of the URL.

Syntax

string = object.host;
object.host = string;

Examples

var anchor = document.createElement("a");

anchor.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.host"
anchor.host == "developer.mozilla.org"

anchor.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org:443/en-US/HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.host"
anchor.host == "developer.mozilla.org"
// The port number is not included because 443 is the scheme's default port

anchor.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org:4097/en-US/HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.host"
anchor.host == "developer.mozilla.org:4097"

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.host' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting in Chrome 52, this property was moved to URL
Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 22
Notes
Full support 22
Notes
Notes From Firefox 22 to Firefox 44, this property was on the URLUtils mixin. It has been moved either on the HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils mixin, or directly on the interface.
IE No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes In Internet Explorer 9, the host of an always include the port (e.g. developer.mozilla.org:443), even if there is no explicit port in the href attribute value.
Opera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting in Chrome 52, this property was moved to URL
Chrome Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting in Chrome 52, this property was moved to URL
Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22
Notes
Full support 22
Notes
Notes From Firefox 22 to Firefox 44, this property was on the URLUtils mixin. It has been moved either on the HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils mixin, or directly on the interface.
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

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