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help with history object

I am very new to javascript and have written a very simple code displaying the number of pages stored in the history object.  My problem is that no matter how many times I leave and return or refresh, the number stays at 1?  I need it to update automatically when I movbe to another page and then return.
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">

document.write("Number of pages currently visited: " + history.length);

</SCRIPT>

Please help or direct me to where I may find the answer.
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OmniUnlimited

8/22/2022 - Mon
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leakim971

your code run fine
if you click to a link in your page and come back it, you don't add a new history
ggray1970

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I was using the browser back buttons to return to the page.  When retyping the site in the address bar the count automatically updated.  I told you I was NEW to Javascript.  Thanks a lot man!
OmniUnlimited

LOL.  No problem.  I'm happy to assist.
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