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HTML DOM Input URL Object



Get the name of a URL field:

var x = document.getElementById("myURL").name;

The result of x will be:



Definition and Usage

The name property sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a URL field.

The name attribute is used to identify form data after it has been submitted to the server, or to reference form data using JavaScript on the client side.

Note: Only form elements with a name attribute will have their values passed when submitting a form.

Browser Support

name Yes 10.0 Yes Not supported Yes


Return the name property:

Set the name property: = name

Property Values

Value Description
name Specifies the name of the URL field

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the name of the URL field

More Examples


Change the name of a URL field:

document.getElementById("myURL").name = "newNameValue";

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