The PerformanceNavigation interface represents information about how the navigation to the current document was done.

An object of this type can be obtained by calling the Performance.navigation read-only attribute.


The PerformanceNavigation interface doesn't inherit any properties.

PerformanceNavigation.type Read only
An unsigned short which indicates how the navigation to this page was done. Possible values are:
The page was accessed by following a link, a bookmark, a form submission, or a script, or by typing the URL in the address bar.
The page was accessed by clicking the Reload button or via the Location.reload() method.
The page was accessed by navigating into the history.
Any other way.
PerformanceNavigation.redirectCount Read only
An unsigned short representing the number of REDIRECTs done before reaching the page.


The Performance interface doesn't inherit any methods.

Is a jsonizer returning a json object representing the PerformanceNavigation object.


Specification Status Comment
Navigation Timing
The definition of 'PerformanceNavigation' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support (Yes) 7.0 (7.0) 9.0 No support No support
toJSON() No support ? 25.0 (25.0) 9.0 No support No support
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support (Yes) 7.0 (7.0) 1.0 (7.0) 9.0 No support No support
toJSON() No support ? 25.0 (25.0) 1.2 (25.0) 9.0 No support No support

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