The big back button quiz

The big back button quiz

How well do you know how the back button works (and other session history related things)? Jake has written an impossible quiz based on some of the weirdest browser behavior he's seen recently. Will Surma survive?

New history API proposal →
The back-forward page cache →

And here are some issues Jake has filed while investigating the stuff in this episode:

When traversing fails →
Refreshing a page with iframes →
Iframes and unload prompts →
Manual navigations vs link clicks →
Restoring iframe history on back →
Session storage and browsing contexts →

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