HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.href

The HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.href property is a USVString containing the whole URL.

Syntax

string = object.href;
object.href = string;

Examples

// Lets imagine an <a id="myAnchor" href="https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils/href"> element is in the document
var anchor = document.getElementById("myAnchor");
var result = anchor.href; // Returns: 'https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils/href'

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support [1] 22 (22) [2] No support [1] No support [1] No support [1]
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support [1] No support [1] 22.0 (22) [2] No support [1] No support [1] No support [1]

[1] Though not grouped in a single abstract interface, this method is directly available on the interfaces that implement it, if this interface is supported.

[2] From Gecko 22 to Gecko 44, this property was on the URLUtils mixin. It has been moved either on the HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils mixin, or directly on the interface.

See also

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