Anchor link to the previous history page

Posted on 1997-07-04
Last Modified: 2009-07-29
I would like to have an anchor with an image attached that will when clicked return the user to the previous page in the browser's history (i.e. I want to simulate the BACK button) I have managed to use a form button like so:

<INPUT TYPE="button" VALUE="Previous Page"  

However, I would like something link <A HREF="Don't know what goes here" onClick=history.back()> .... I know that it is the HREF="something" value that I would like to be replaced with the history.back value.

Any suggestions would be welcome.
Michael Ferreira
Question by:ferreimi

Accepted Solution

ryanmc earned 20 total points
ID: 1268147
You would use
<a href="javascript:history.back();">Go back</a>

Author Comment

ID: 1268148
Thanks ... I could have sworn I tried that ... but it works now


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