How to get the host url using javascript from the current page

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Given that I'm on the following page:

http://www.webmail.com/pages/home.aspx

How can I retrieve the host name ("http://www.webmail.com") with JavaScript?

Oct 9, 2020 in Java-Script by kartik
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Hello @kartik,

Use:

var host = window.location.hostname;

or possibly

var host = "http://"+window.location.hostname;

or if you like concatenation

var protocol = location.protocol;
var slashes = protocol.concat("//");
var host = slashes.concat(window.location.hostname);

Hope it helps!!

Thank You!!

answered Oct 9, 2020 by Niroj
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