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jquery check if url # parameter exists

Posted on 2011-03-06
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very quick query.

trying to check if url # parmeter exists.
E.G. if url is www.test.com/this.php#success

If sucess exists do x els do nothing.

Is ther a quick efficient way of checking this in jquery
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Question by:bjh497
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by:leakim971
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use :

if( location.hash != "" ) { 
   alert(" the url contain # " );
}
else {
   alert(" the url don't contain # " );
}

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More info here : http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/prop_loc_hash.asp
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by:bjh497
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can we specifically test for #success
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leakim971 earned 250 total points
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yes of course :

if( location.hash == "#success" ) {
   alert(" the url contain #success " );
}
else {
   alert(" the url don't contain #success " );
}
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