How to redirect the user to another page using javascript?

In this article, we will discuss the 2 easiest ways of redirecting a user to another page/URL with javascript.

  • To get a similar behavior as an HTTP redirect use location.href
window.location.href = "https://coding-notes.com/";
  • To get a similar behavior as clicking on a link use location.replace
window.location.replace("https://coding-notes.com/");

window.location.replace(…) is better than window.location.href because window.location.replace(…) does not keep the originating page in the session history, meaning the user won’t get stuck in a never-ending back-button fiasco.

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