HTML DOM Location hash Property

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The Location hash property returns/appends a string value (anchor part) to a URL. Anchor part is prefixed with ‘#’ automatically and then appended.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

  • Returning value of the hash property
location.hash
  • Value of the hash property set
location.hash = ‘string’

Example

Let us see an example for Location hash property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Location hash</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
   * {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>Location-hash</legend>
<label for="urlSelect">Current URL:</label>
<input type="url" size="27" id="urlSelect" value="https://www.example.com/">
<input type="text" id="textSelect" placeholder="hash value...">
<input type="button" onclick="setHashValue()" value="Go To URL">
<div id="divDisplay"></div>
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var urlSelect = document.getElementById("urlSelect");
   var textSelect = document.getElementById("textSelect");
   function setHashValue() {
      if(textSelect.value !== ''){
         location.hash = textSelect.value;
         urlSelect.value += location.hash;
         divDisplay.textContent = 'Page loaded. Current URL active';
      } else {
         divDisplay.textContent = 'Please provide a hash value';
      }
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Go To Url’ button −

After clicking ‘Go To Url’ button with hash value set −

raja
Published on 30-Jul-2019 17:14:41
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