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The URLUtilsReadOnly.hostname read-only property returns a DOMString containing the domain of the URL.


string = object.hostname;


// In a Web worker, on the page https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/URLUtilsReadOnly.hostname
var result = window.self.hostname; // Returns:'developer.mozilla.org'


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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support [1] 3.5 (1.9.1) 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] 1.0 (1.9.1) 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.

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