The URLUtils.username property is a DOMString containing the username specified before the domain name.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.


string = object.username;
object.username = string;


// Let's <a id="myAnchor" href="https://anonymous:flabada@developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/URLUtils.username"> be in the document
var anchor = document.getElementByID("myAnchor");
var result = anchor.username; // Returns:'anonymous'


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Not supported 26 (26) Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported Not supported 26.0 (26) Not supported Not supported Not supported

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