Ok, this is a quick note to myself, because I always seem to forget this code, and I have no idea why, because it’s so simple.
So, the scenario is that when I’m writing AJAX code, a lot of the times I use a hyperlink to trigger an action. For example, look at the following code…
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Ok, so what that code is basically doing is displaying a link, with the anchor text, Open Div. When the link is clicked, the show_content div will appear, with the containing content.
But the problem is, if I clicked that link on the BrightCherry homepage (assuming the code was there), the URL would change to this…
Anyone else experience this? It’s not actually a problem, but it irritates me because I find it ugly and weird (probably because I’m very particular).
The fix ISN’T to simply remove the hash (#) from the A TAG, because then the code won’t work.
To stop the trailing hash from the URL, you just need to do the following…
Ahhh, that’s better.
Out of curiosity, has this problem actually bothered anyone else?
This blog post was written on 25 Apr 2010 by Maruf, and has 2 Comments so far
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