The HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.hash property returns a DOMString containing a '#' followed by the fragment identifier of the URL. The fragment is not percent-decoded.


string = object.hash;
object.hash = string;


// Let's an <a id="myAnchor" href=""> element be in the document
var anchor = document.getElementByID("myAnchor");
var result = anchor.hash; // Returns:'#youhou'


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.hash' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Not supported[1] 22 (22)[2] Not supported[1] Not supported[1] Not supported[1]
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported[1] Not supported[1] 22.0 (22)[2] Not supported[1] Not supported[1] Not supported[1]

[1] Though not grouped in a single abstract interface, this method is directly available on the interfaces that implement it, if this interface is supported.

[2] From Gecko 22 to Gecko 44, this property was on the URLUtils mixin. It has been moves either on the HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils mixin, or directly on the interface. Also, from Gecko 29 to Gecko 40, the returned value was incorrectly percent-decoded.

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