Navigation: currententrychange event

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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The currententrychange event of the Navigation interface is fired when the Navigation.currentEntry has changed.

This event will fire for:

This event fires after the navigation is committed, meaning that the visible URL has changed and the NavigationHistoryEntry update has occurred. It is useful for migrating from usage of older API features like the hashchange or popstate events.


Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener("currententrychange", (event) => {});

oncurrententrychange = (event) => {};

Event type


Navigation data reporting:

navigation.addEventListener("currententrychange", () => {
  const data = navigation.currentEntry.getState();

Setting up a per-entry event:

navigation.addEventListener("currententrychange", () => {
  navigation.currentEntry.addEventListener("dispose", genericDisposeHandler);


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# dom-navigation-oncurrententrychange

Browser compatibility

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See also