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NavigationTransition: navigationType property

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The navigationType read-only property of the NavigationTransition interface returns the type of the ongoing navigation.


An enumerated value representing the type of ongoing navigation.

The possible values are:

  • push: A new location is navigated to, causing a new entry to be pushed onto the history list.
  • reload: The Navigation.currentEntry is reloaded.
  • replace: The Navigation.currentEntry is replaced with a new history entry. This new entry will reuse the same key, but be assigned a different id.
  • traverse: The browser navigates from one existing history entry to another existing history entry.





Browser compatibility

Desktop Mobile
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari WebView Android Chrome Android Firefox for Android Opera Android Safari on IOS Samsung Internet
navigationType 102 102 No No 88 No 102 102 No 70 No 19.0

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