Anchor hash Property

Anchor Object Reference Anchor Object

Example

Return the anchor part of a link:

var x = document.getElementById("myAnchor").hash;

The result of x will be:

#part2

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Definition and Usage

The hash property sets or returns the anchor part of the href attribute value.

The anchor part is the part of the URL after the hash sign (#).

Note: When this property is used to set the anchor part, do not include the hash sign (#).


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The hash property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the hash property:

anchorObject.hash

Set the hash property:

anchorObject.hash=anchorname

Property Values

Value Description
anchorname Specifies the anchor part of a URL

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the anchor part of a URL, including the hash sign (#)

More Examples

Example

Change the anchor part of a link:

document.getElementById("myAnchor").hash = "newhashvalue";

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Related Pages

JavaScript reference: location.hash Property


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