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Windows 7: Need a little piece of website code

06 May 2010   #1

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Need a little piece of website code

Hey guys,
So, I'm working on the new website for the organization that I work for, and it's coming along really well. The problem that I am having is that, while I know html inside and out, I pretty much know nothing about Java. What I need is a bit of code where I can have a link that will take the person back to the last page they were on. Can anyone help me out?

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06 May 2010   #2


It's pretty simple. JavaScript has the history object. Just off the top of my head, iirc, it's just something like

<a href="javascript:history.go(-1)">Previous Page</a>

<a href="javascript:history.back()">Previous Page</a>
The number in the parenthesis is the amount of pages to go back in the history, so changing it to -2 would put the user 2 pages back, and so on. Changing it to a positive number, so just 1, 2 etc, lets the user go forward in history.
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06 May 2010   #3

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64

Awesome, it works great. Thanks Everlong!
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06 May 2010   #4


You're welcome
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