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webNavigation.TransitionQualifier

Extra information about a transition.
 
Note that many values here are not currently supported in Firefox: see the browser compatibility table for details.
 

Type

Values of this type are strings. Possible values are:

"client_redirect"
Redirect(s) caused by JavaScript running in the page or a "refresh" pragma in the page's meta tag.
"server_redirect"
Redirect(s) caused by a 3XX HTTP status code sent from the server.
"forward_back"
The user used the forward or back button to trigger the navigation.
"from_address_bar"
The user triggered the navigation from the address bar.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic Support Yes No 48.0 48.0 33

Compatibility notes

Firefox

  • 'server_redirect' is limited to top-level frames, 'client_redirect' is not supplied when redirections are created by JavaScript, and 'from_address_bar' is not supported. 'forward_back' is fully supported.

Firefox for Android

  • 'server_redirect' is limited to top-level frames, 'client_redirect' is not supplied when redirections are created by JavaScript, and 'from_address_bar' is not supported. 'forward_back' is fully supported.

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.webNavigation API. This documentation is derived from web_navigation.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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