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I am using a form to “Rate” a page. This form “posts” data to a php script elsewhere. I simply want to display a link after the form is processed which will bring the user back to previous page. Can I do this using javascript in my php script?

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Answer

You can use a link to invoke history.go(-1) in Javascript, which is essentially equivalent to clicking the Back button. Ideally, however, it’d be better to just create a link back to the URL from whence the user was posted to the form – that way the proper “flow” of history is preserved and the user doesn’t wonder why they have something to click “Forward” to which is actually just submitting the form again.



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