Topic: Link to Specific Tab from another page

DWDesign free asked 5 years ago

I would like to make a link on my main-nav that will link to the profile tab on this page when it is clicked. I tried <a href="index.html#profile-just">Profile</a> but it still only shows the first tab when it is clicked.

<ul class="nav nav-tabs nav-justified md-tabs indigo" id="myTabJust" role="tablist">
  <li class="nav-item">
    <a class="nav-link active" id="home-tab-just" data-toggle="tab" href="#home-just" role="tab" aria-controls="home-just" aria-selected="true">Home</a>
  <li class="nav-item">
    <a class="nav-link" id="profile-tab-just" data-toggle="tab" href="#profile-just" role="tab" aria-controls="profile-just" aria-selected="false">Profile</a>
  <li class="nav-item">
    <a class="nav-link" id="contact-tab-just" data-toggle="tab" href="#contact-just" role="tab" aria-controls="contact-just" aria-selected="false">Contact</a>
<div class="tab-content card pt-5" id="myTabContentJust">
  <div class="tab-pane fade show active" id="home-just" role="tabpanel" aria-labelledby="home-tab-just">
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  <div class="tab-pane fade" id="profile-just" role="tabpanel" aria-labelledby="profile-tab-just">
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  <div class="tab-pane fade" id="contact-just" role="tabpanel" aria-labelledby="contact-tab-just">
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Please let me know if there is a way to directly open a tab from another page.

Jakub Strebeyko staff answered 5 years ago

Hi there, @DWDesign ,

Thanks for reaching out! You can control which tab gets displayed by using


To have tabs react on a particular url change, I suggest listening to the hashchange event on window:

function hashchanged(){
  var hash = location.hash.replace( /^#/, '' );
 // Your code to have the proper tabs open, like
// $(#profile-just).tab('show')... } window.addEventListener("hashchange", hashchanged, false);

Hope it helps.

With Best Regards,

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Specification of the issue

  • ForumUser: Free
  • Premium support: No
  • Technology: MDB jQuery
  • MDB Version: 4.5.15
  • Device: HP Desktop
  • Browser: Google Chrome
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Provided sample code: Yes
  • Provided link: No