HTML DOM Anchor hash Property

The HTML DOM Anchor hash property is used to set or return the anchor part of the href attribute value. The part of the URL after the # is what we call the anchor part of a link.

Following is the syntax to set the hash property −

anchorObject.hash = anchor_part

Above, anchor_part is the anchor part of the URL.

Following is the syntax to return the hash property −


Let us now see an example to implement the DOM Anchor hash property −


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<p><a id="mylink" href="">Our Team</a></p>
<p>Get the anchor part...</p>
<h2 id="myid"></h2>
<button onclick="display()">Display Anchor Part</button>
   function display() {
      var a = document.getElementById("mylink").hash;
      document.getElementById("myid").innerHTML = a;


Now, click on the button to display the anchor part of the link −