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JavaScript Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition by David Flanagan

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Name

Link

Synopsis

document.links[i]

Properties

Many of the properties of a Link object represent portions of its URL. For each such property below, the example given is a portion of the following (fictitious) URL:

http://www.oreilly.com:1234/catalog/search.html
?q=JavaScript&m=10#results
hash

A read/write string property that specifies the anchor portion of the Link’s URL, including the leading hash (#) mark. For example: “#result”.

host

A read/write string property that specifies the hostname and port portions of a Link’s URL. For example: “www.oreilly.com:1234”.

hostname

A read/write string property that specifies the hostname portion of a Link’s URL. For example: “www.oreilly.com”.

href

A read/write string property that specifies the complete text of the Link’s URL.

pathname

A read/write string property that specifies the pathname portion of a Link’s URL. For example: “/catalog/search.html”.

port

A read/write string (not a number) property that specifies the port portion of a Link’s URL. For example: “1234”.

protocol

A read/write string property that specifies the protocol portion of a Link’s URL, including the trailing colon. For example: “http:”.

search

A read/write string property that specifies the query portion of a Link’s URL, including the leading question mark. For example: “?q=JavaScript&m=10”.

target

A read/write string property that specifies the name of a Window object (i.e., a frame or a top-level browser window) in which the linked document should be displayed. This property is the standard ...

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