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Posted on 2011-09-12
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I need to find out what page I am on, then hide a div based on the result.
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Question by:Tom Knowlton
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try:

if ($(location).attr("href")=="some page") $("#some_div").show();
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by:HainKurt
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also you can try these

$(location).attr("pathname")
window.location
window.location.href

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by:mwochnick
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to find the path
var pathname = window.location.pathname;

JQuery API documentation on how to hide an element with example code
http://api.jquery.com/hide/
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by:Tom Knowlton
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Can I modify this to see if the location href contains a substring or not?

if ($(location).attr("href")        *=         "some substring") $("#some_div").show();
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by:mwochnick
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btw $(location) is not supported, but lots of people use it - http://bugs.jquery.com/ticket/7858
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by:Tom Knowlton
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Perfect.

notes for myself on this solution:

if ($(location).attr("href").indexOf("Book") != -1)
        {
            $('#catalog_name').hide();
        }

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by:Tom Knowlton
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More notes:

It seems this is better:


 var loc = window.location.href;
        if (loc.indexOf("Book") != -1)
        {
            $('#catalog_name').hide();
        }
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