JavaScript Page Refresh


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You can refresh a web page using JavaScript location.reload method. This code can be called automatically upon an event or simply when the user clicks on a link. If you want to refresh a web page using a mouse click, then you can use the following code −

<a href="javascript:location.reload(true)">Refresh Page</a>

To understand it in better way you can Refresh Page.

Auto Refresh

You can also use JavaScript to refresh the page automatically after a given time period. Here setTimeout() is a built-in JavaScript function which can be used to execute another function after a given time interval.

Example

Try the following example. It shows how to refresh a page after every 5 seconds. You can change this time as per your requirement.

<html>
   <head>
      
      <script type="text/JavaScript">
         <!--
            function AutoRefresh( t ) {
               setTimeout("location.reload(true);", t);
            }
         //-->
      </script>
      
   </head>
   
   <body onload="JavaScript:AutoRefresh(5000);">
      <p>This page will refresh every 5 seconds.</p>
   </body>
   
</html>

Output

This page will refresh every 5 seconds.

javascript_page_redirect.htm

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