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How to get the fragment part of a URL

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Learn how to get the value of the fragment portion of a URL

I’ve had the need to programmatically access the fragment part of a URL, the part of the URL after the # hash symbol.

For example if the URL is index.html#second I want second back.

Here’s how I did it:

const fragment = window.location.hash
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