How to Change the URL of an ASP.NET Hyperlink Control at runtime using jQuery

I recently was solving one of the queries at the forums where the user wanted to change the URL of a Hyperlink control at runtime. This task becomes very simple using jQuery as shown here

<html xmlns="">

<head runat="server">


<script src="Scripts/jquery-1.2.6.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">

    $(document).ready(function() {

        $("[id$='HyperLink1']").attr("href", "");





<form id="form1" runat="server">


    <asp:HyperLink ID="HyperLink1" runat="server"

    NavigateUrl="">Favorite Site</asp:HyperLink>





This piece of code changes the url from to

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Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, Developer Technologies MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) is the founder and contributor for DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Chief Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also authored two Books - 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook.

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