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// tries to execute the uri:scheme
function uriSchemeWithHyperlinkFallback(uri, href) {
if(!window.open(uri)){
window.location = href;
}
}
<html>
<head>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.1.min.js"></script>
<script src="uriSchemeWithHyperlinkFallback.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<!-- links will work as expected where javascript is disabled-->
<a class="intent"
href="http://facebook.com/someProfile"
data-scheme="fb://profile/10000">facebook</a>
<script>
// `intent` is the class we're using to wire this up. Use whatever you like.
$('a.intent').on('click', function (event) {
uriSchemeWithHyperlinkFallback($(this).data('scheme'), $(this).attr('href'));
// we don't want the default browser behavior kicking in and screwing everything up.
event.preventDefault();
});
</script>
</body>
</html>
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