JavaScript

How to go back to the previous page with JavaScript

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 6 sec read >

Use the history.go(-1) function in conjunction with the anchor html element

Example

<a href="javascript: history.go(-1);">Go back to previous page</a>

Last Updated On March 20, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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