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window.location object. This object allows you to manipulate the current page’s URL. Here’s an example:
// Redirecting to a new URL
window.location.href = 'https://example.com/new-page';
In this code snippet, we use
window.location.href to navigate to a new URL. It simulates the behavior of clicking on a link.
window.location.replace(). This method is preferable when you want to prevent the previous page from appearing in the browser’s history, thus avoiding the back-button issue. Here’s how you use it:
// Redirect without keeping history
When to Use jQuery for Redirection
Implementing Redirects in jQuery
If you’re working in an environment where jQuery is already being used, you can implement a redirect like this:
// Redirect using jQuery
Choosing the Right Redirect Method
window.location.replace() depends on your specific needs. If maintaining the history of the previous page is important,
href is your go-to. For a cleaner history navigation,
replace is more suitable.
Yes, jQuery can be used for redirection with
What is the syntax for redirecting to a new URL in JS?
The syntax is
window.location.href = 'https://newurl.com'; for JS redirection to a new URL.
Is there a way to redirect with JS that keeps the back button functional?
window.location.href allows the back button to remain functional after redirection in JS.