The hash property of the URL interface returns a USVString containing a '#' followed by the fragment identifier of the URL.

The fragment is not percent-decoded. If the URL does not have a fragment identifier, this property contains an empty string — "".

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.


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


A USVString.


var url = new URL('');
url.hash // Returns '#Examples'


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'URL.hash' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
hashChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 13Firefox Full support 22IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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See also

  • The URL interface it belongs to.

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