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jQuery.mobile.path.isAbsoluteUrl( url )Returns: Boolean

Description: Utility method for determining if a URL is absolute.

Utility method for determining if a URL is absolute. This function returns a boolean true if the URL is absolute, false if not.


Various uses of jQuery.mobile.path.makeUrlAbsolute

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <title>jQuery.mobile.path.isAbsoluteUrl demo</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.css">
  <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.min.js"></script>
  <script src="//code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.js"></script>
    border: 1px solid;
    border-color: #108040;
    padding: 10px;
  <div role="main" class="ui-content">
    <input type="button" value="http://foo.com/a/file.html" id="button1" class="myButton" data-inline="true" />
    <input type="button" value="//foo.com/a/file.html" id="button2" class="myButton" data-inline="true" />
    <input type="button" value="/a/file.html" id="button3" class="myButton" data-inline="true" />
    <input type="button" value="file.html" id="button4" class="myButton" data-inline="true" />
    <input type="button" value="?a=1&b=2" id="button5" class="myButton" data-inline="true" />
    <input type="button" value="#foo" id="button6" class="myButton" data-inline="true" />
    <div id="myResult">The result will be displayed here</div>
$(document).ready(function() {
   $( ".myButton" ).on( "click", function() {
      var isAbs = $.mobile.path.isAbsoluteUrl( $( this ).attr( "value" ) );
    $( "#myResult" ).html( String( isAbs ) );


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