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Thread: if window location contains text/parameter...

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    if window location contains text/parameter...

    hi guys,

    I'm working on a script where I need to get some information from the url...I've used 'location.href' etc..but i'm not getting anywhere at the moment (does it matter if the js file is external?).

    But anyway, basically I need to extract the #info from my url i.e. www.example.com/#info. and if (location.href contains == #info) { function1(); } etc...

    sorry I bet sounds really confusing...But if you can help in anyway that would be great.

    cheers
    while ( ! ( succeed = try() ) );

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    woo fixed it... just used = location.hash . works like a charm..

    for people who might be in a similar situation i just did something like this:

    Code:
    if(location.hash == "#info"){
    function1();
    //etc....
    }
    while ( ! ( succeed = try() ) );

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