Summary

The PageTransitionEvent is fired when a document is being loaded or unloaded.

Properties

This interface also inherits properties from its parent, Event.

PageTransitionEvent.persisted Read only
Indicates if the document is loading from a cache.

Example

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body onpageshow="myFunction(event)">
</body>
</html>

JavaScript

function myFunction(event) { 
    if (event.persisted) {
        alert("The page was cached by the browser");
    } else {
        alert("The page was NOT cached by the browser");
    }
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'PageTransitionEvent' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

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