Url.hostname (Property)

The hostname of an HREF URL if there is one.

Availability:

JavaScript - 1.0
JScript - 1.0
Internet Explorer - 3.02
Netscape version - 2.0
Opera browser - 3.0
Property/method value type:String primitive
JavaScript syntax:-myUrl.hostname
-myUrl.hostname = aHostname
HTML syntax:<A HREF="..."> <LINK HREF="...">
Argument list:aHostnameThe name of a host

This property yields the host value of the HREF value in an <A> tag if there is one and an empty string if not.

You can redefine the hostname by assigning a new value to this property.

Warnings:

Example code:

   <HTML>
   <HEAD>
   </HEAD>
   <BODY>
   <A NAME="EXAMPLE" HREF="http://www.mydomain.com:8080/folder/file.html#abcdef">Click here</A><BR>
   <SCRIPT>
   // In testing, this did not work in Opera 5.0
   document.write(document.links[0].hostname);
   </SCRIPT>
   </BODY>
   </HTML>

See also:Anchor.hash, Anchor.hostname, URL, Url object, Url.href, Url.pathname, Url.port, Url.protocol, Url.search, Url.target