This chapter began with the assertion that it is one of the most important in the book. It is also, by necessity, one of the longest. This final section rounds out the chapter by covering a number of miscellaneous features of the Document object.
This chapter has already introduced Document properties such
Element , and
forms that refer to special elements of
the document. Documents also define a few other properties of
A property that allows mutually trusted web servers within the same Internet domain to collaboratively relax same-origin policy security restrictions on interactions between their web pages (see Relaxing the same-origin policy).
A string that contains the modification date of the document.
This property refers to the same Location object as the
location property of the
The URL of the document containing the link, if any,
that brought the browser to the current document. This
property has the same content as the HTTP
Referer header, but it is spelled
with a double r.
The text between the
<title> tags for this
The URL of the document as a read-only String rather
than as a Location object. The value of this property is the
same as the initial value of
location.href, but it is not dynamic like the Location ...