A HistoryItem object provides information about a page in the browser history.


This is an object with the following properties:

string. Unique identifier for the item.
url Optional
string. The URL of the page.
title Optional
string. The title of the page.
lastVisitTime Optional
number. The date and time the page was last loaded, represented in milliseconds since the epoch.
visitCount Optional
number. The number of times the user has visited the page.
typedCount Optional
number. The number of times the user has navigated to this page by typing in the address.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support Yes No49 No Yes
typedCount Yes No No No Yes


This API is based on Chromium's chrome.history API. This documentation is derived from history.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

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