Request: redirect property

The redirect read-only property of the Request interface contains the mode for how redirects are handled.


A RequestRedirect enum value, which can be one the following strings:

  • follow
  • error
  • manual

If not specified when the request is created, it takes the default value of follow.


In the following snippet, we create a new request using the Request() constructor (for an image file in the same directory as the script), then save the request redirect value in a variable:

const myRequest = new Request("flowers.jpg");
const myCred = myRequest.redirect;


Fetch Standard
# ref-for-dom-request-redirect②

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