JavaScript document.referrer Property

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JavaScript document.referrer Property

The document.referrer property returns the URI of the page that linked to this page.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); function myFunction(){ var link = document.referrer; if(link) x.innerHTML = "<strong>You came from :</strong>" +link; else x.innerHTML = "You navigated directly to this page"; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

StringReturns the URI of the page that linked to this page.
The value is an empty string if the user navigated to the page directly.


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