How to get the current URL in JavaScript

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to get the current page URL. We’ll be using the window.location object.

const currentURL = () => window.location.href;
currentURL(); // ''

You can also use other window.location properties to create a custom URL:

window.location.hostname // returns the domain name of the web host
window.location.pathname // returns the path and filename of the current page
window.location.protocol // returns the web protocol used (http: or https:)
window.location.assign // loads a new document // returns the search query

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