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HTMLAreaElement: host property

The HTMLAreaElement.host property is a string containing the host, that is the hostname, and then, if the port of the URL is nonempty, a ':', and the port of the URL.


A string.


const area = document.createElement("area");

area.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/HTMLAreaElement";
area.host === "developer.mozilla.org";

area.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org:443/en-US/HTMLAreaElement";
area.host === "developer.mozilla.org";
// The port number is not included because 443 is the scheme's default port

area.href = "https://developer.mozilla.org:4097/en-US/HTMLAreaElement";
area.host === "developer.mozilla.org:4097";


Browser compatibility

Desktop Mobile
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari WebView Android Chrome Android Firefox for Android Opera Android Safari on IOS Samsung Internet
host 1 12 1
5.5In Internet Explorer 9, the host of an <a> always include the port (e.g. developer.mozilla.org:443), even if there is no explicit port in the href attribute value.
15 1 4.4 18 4 14 1 1.0

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