Open page on tab # 2 using bootstrap

I am linking to a page that uses tabs (Bootstrap). By default it always opens on tab # 1, for the most part this is ok, but for this particular link I want for it to open on tab# 2

This is my link:


This is the code for the tabs:

    <ul class="nav nav-tabs">
      <li class="active"><a data-toggle="tab" href="#tab-1">Users</a></li>
      <li class=""><a data-toggle="tab" href="#tab-2">Sponsoring Employer</a></li>
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Tom BeckCommented:
Can you put a hash at the end?


Then add some jQuery to switch the tabs on document ready.
	var url = document.location.toString();
	if (url.match('#')) {
		$('.nav-tabs a[href=#'+url.split('#')[1]+']').tab('show') ;

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AleksAuthor Commented:
It works, moves the page to tab# 2 ... the only problem I find is that it also scrolls the page all the way down, can this be avoided ?
Tom BeckCommented:
Sure. Rather than add a hash to the url, add another parameter to indicate what tab you want to open with. Call it "tab".


Then use this script:
	$('.nav-tabs a[href=#'+ getParameterByName('tab') +']').tab('show');
function getParameterByName(name) {
    name = name.replace(/[\[]/, "\\[").replace(/[\]]/, "\\]");
    var regex = new RegExp("[\\?&]" + name + "=([^&#]*)"),
        results = regex.exec(;
    return results === null ? "" : decodeURIComponent(results[1].replace(/\+/g, " "));

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AleksAuthor Commented:
Perfect ! You da man  :)
AleksAuthor Commented:
Perfect !
Tom BeckCommented:
Glad it worked for you. Thanks for the points.
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