PerformanceNavigation.type

This interface of this property is deprecated in the Navigation Timing Level 2 specification. Please use the PerformanceNavigationTiming interface instead.

The legacy PerformanceNavigation.type read-only property returns an unsigned short containing a constant describing how the navigation to this page was done. Possible values are:

Value Constant name Meaning
0 TYPE_NAVIGATE The page was accessed by following a link, a bookmark, a form submission, a script, or typing the URL in the address bar.
1 TYPE_RELOAD The page was accessed by clicking the Reload button or via the Location.reload() method.
2 TYPE_BACK_FORWARD The page was accessed by navigating into the history.
255 TYPE_RESERVED Any other way.

Syntax

type = performanceNavigation.type;

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
type
Deprecated
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support 7
Notes
Full support 7
Notes
Notes This property can return incorrect values. See bug 1459711.
IE Full support 9Opera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 7
Notes
Full support 7
Notes
Notes This property can return incorrect values. See bug 1459711.
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

Full support Ā 
Full support
No support Ā 
No support
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also