PerformanceNavigation.type

Summary

The 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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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
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

See also

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