HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.origin

The HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.origin read-only property is a USVString containing the Unicode serialization of the origin of the represented URL; that is:

  • for URL using the http or https, the scheme followed by '://', followed by the domain, followed by ':', followed by the port (the default port, 80 and 443 respectively, if explicitely specified);
  • for URL using file: scheme, the value is browser dependant;
  • for URL using the blob: scheme, the origin of the URL following blob:. E.g "blob:https://mozilla.org" will have "https://mozilla.org".

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Syntax

string = object.origin;

Examples

// On this page, returns the origin
var result = window.location.origin; // Returns:'https://developer.mozilla.org'

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.origin' 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 26
Notes
Full support 26
Notes
Notes From Firefox 26 to Firefox 44, this property was on the URLUtils mixin. It has been moved either on the HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils mixin, or directly on the interface.
Notes Before Firefox 49, results for URL using the blob scheme incorrectly returned null.
IE No support NoOpera 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 26
Notes
Full support 26
Notes
Notes From Firefox 26 to Firefox 44, this property was on the URLUtils mixin. It has been moved either on the HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils mixin, or directly on the interface.
Notes Before Firefox 49, results for URL using the blob scheme incorrectly returned null.
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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