HTML and JavaScript code for back button in to go previous pages

History Back We can show a back button using html code in our pages which can take the browser window to the previous page. This page will have a button or a link and by clicking it browser will return to previous page. This can be done by using html or by using JavaScript in the client side.

Code for HTML back button can be placed any where inside the page ( or inside body tag ). This button will work in same as the back button at the tool bar of our browser. Here also we can set to go previous one or more than one step of pages. Here is our button and simple code for back button of our browser. Here is the code of this button .
<INPUT TYPE="button" VALUE="Back" onClick="history.go(-1);">
You can read more on history object of JavaScript here This code will display one button and you can change the value parameter to display any text on the button. Here is the button to take you back to previous page. Note that the onClick event can be set to history.go(-3); to move back three steps. We can use +2 also to move forward two steps.

Using JavaScript

We can use JavaScript to create a link to take us back to previous or history page. Here is the code to move back the browser using client side JavaScript.
<a href = "javascript:history.back()">Back to previous page</a>
As you can see this requires JavaScript to be enabled in the client browser. Otherwise this code will not work.

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    Donna Calcavecchio

    26-01-2012

    I want the user to go back to the same spot the click on link appears after he closes a linked page
    mohammed

    09-04-2012

    thank you thank you again you saved me from searching for fays you are the best
    Frank

    27-07-2012

    Excellent! Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks
    SHAMEEL KT

    06-01-2013

    Excellent....
    narendra

    30-01-2013

    nice dear...thanks
    mary

    02-04-2013

    Thanks! Just what I needed
    Rahul

    16-04-2013

    thank u sir
    hanumantha

    30-07-2013

    Nice one
    Richard

    19-01-2014

    Is there a way to utilize a back button to manipulate an iframe?
    Abdul_Karim

    23-09-2014

    Thanks Exactly the thing what I was looking for
    Ashish

    06-11-2014

    i want page will be load on back button click..
    kingwash

    31-10-2016

    That's great. Saves me millions of time.
    Paul

    05-11-2016

    Works perfectly. Thanks so much pal

    22-01-2021

    Thanks a lot

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