Request.redirect

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

Syntax

var myRedirect = request.redirect;

Value

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.

Example

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

var myRequest = new Request('flowers.jpg');
var myCred = myRequest.redirect;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Fetch
The definition of 'redirect' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 46Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 46Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 5.0

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