The hostname property of the URL interface is a USVString containing the domain of the URL.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Syntax

string = object.hostname;
object.hostname = string;

Value

A USVString.

Examples

var url = new URL('https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/URL/hostname');
var result = url.hostname; // Returns:'developer.mozilla.org'

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
URL
The definition of 'URL.hostname' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
hostnameChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 13Firefox Full support 22IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support 10WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

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See also

  • The URL interface it belongs to.

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