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jQuery Back Button (go to previous page)

By Sam Deering

JavaScript

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jQuery/JavaScript code snippet to simulate a back button based on the users last web page.

$(document).ready(function(){
	$('a.back').click(function(){
		parent.history.back();
		return false;
	});
});

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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