The URLUtils.origin read-only property is a DOMString containing the Unicode serialization of the origin of the represented URL, that is, for http and 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.

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:443'

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) Not supported Not supported [1] Not supported [1] Not supported [1]
window.location.origin 32.0 21.0 (21.0) (Yes) 19.0 ?
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported [1] Not supported [1] Not supported Not supported [1] Not supported [1] Not supported [1]
window.location.origin ? ? 21.0 (21.0) ? ? ?

[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.

See also

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