HTML | DOM Location host Property

The Location Host property in HTML is used to sets or returns the hostname and port of a URL. The Location Hash property doesn’t return the port number if it is not specified in the URL.


  • location.host

    It returns the host property.

  • location.host = hostname:port

    It is used to set the host property.

Below program illustrates the Location host Property in HTML:


<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Location host Property</title
            h1 { 
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            body { 
        <h2>DOM Location host Property</h2
        <p>For returning the hostname and port of the current 
        URL, double-click the "Return Hostname" button: </p>
        <button ondblclick="myhost()">Return Hostname</button>
        <p id="host"></p>
            function myhost() {
                var h = location.host;
                document.getElementById("host").innerHTML = h;



After click on the button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Location host Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer

This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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