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posted on 13 February 2013

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Reload web pages without refreshing: the html5 history api

TAGS: AJAX,HTML5,Javascript,JQuery

The HTML5 history API allows us to manipulate the browser history through JavaScript, some of these features have been available in older HTML versions. However, the new bits came along with HTML5. These include a way to add entries to the browser history and change the URL in the browser bar without reloading pages, which I think is very interesting and useful in order to improve the UX as traditional websites are becoming more app like oriented.

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