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HTML DOM Location hash Property

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The Location Hash property in HTML is used to return the anchor part of a URL. It can also be used to set the anchor part of the URL. It returns the string which represents the anchor part of a URL including the hash ‘#’ sign.


  • It returns the hash property.
  • It is used to set the hash property.  
location.hash = anchorname

Property Value:

  • anchorname: It contains a string value that specifies the anchor part of a URL’S.

Return Value: It returns a string value that represents the anchor part of a URL. 

Example: Below program illustrates the Location hash property in HTML:


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>DOM Location hash property</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
    <h2>DOM Location hash Property</h2>
        For setting the anchor part to
        'newlocationhash', double click
        the "Set Anchor" button:
    <button ondblclick="mylocation()">
        Set Anchor
    <p id="hash"></p>
        function mylocation() {
            location.hash = "newlocationhash";
            let h =
                "The anchor part is now: " + location.hash;
            document.getElementById("hash").innerHTML = h;


HTML DOM Location hash Property

HTML DOM Location hash Property

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by the Location hash property are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 3
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1 

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Last Updated : 16 Jun, 2023
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