javascript History object

History object

The javascript history object is the window property which is used to load previous, forward or any particular page. It is a property of window object and thus can be written as window.history or only history.

 

Properties of History Object:

PROPERTY USES
length To get the length of the history URLs.

 

Methods of History Object:

METHOD USES
history.forward() or forward() To load the next page.
history.back() or back() To load the previous page.
history.go() or go() To load the given page number.

 

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script>
function moveForward() {
	window.history.forward()
}
function moveBack() {
	window.history.back()
}
</script>
</head>
<body>
 
<input type="button" value="Forward" onclick="moveForward()">
<input type="button" value="Back" onclick="moveBack()">
 
</body>
</html>
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