This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The origin read-only property of the WindowOrWorkerGlobalScope interface returns the global object's origin, serialized as a string.


var myOrigin = self.origin; // or just origin


A DOMString.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'WindowOrWorkerGlobalScope.origin' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 59 54 (54) No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 59 59 54.0 (54)  No support No support No support

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