I have created a simple admin menu that allows users to enter in some basic information that is stored in the footer.

When they click save the url appends &settings-updated=true

Is there a way, using jQuery to show a success/fail message?

Can anyone show me how or give me an example?

Thanks in advance, George


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See the top answer on this Stackoverflow question. Basically you need to use:

decodeURI((RegExp(name + '=' + '(.+?)(&|$)').exec(location.search)||[,null])[1]);

Get URL parameter with jQuery

  • Hi thanks, I'm not that technically able, could you help decode or explain how the actual code would need to work? Aug 3, 2011 at 16:37

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