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How to get the current page url using jQuery

Topic: JavaScript / jQueryPrev|Next

Answer: Use the syntax $(location).attr("href");

You can use the Location object and jQuery attr() method to get the URL of the current page.

Let's take a look at an example to understand how it actually works:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery Get Current Page URL</title>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.1.min.js"></script>
<script>
    $(document).ready(function(){
        $("button").click(function(){
            var pageURL = $(location).attr("href");
            alert(pageURL);
        });
    });
</script>
</head>
<body>
    <button type="button">Get URL</button>
</body>
</html>

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