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How to refresh a page using jQuery?
  • Last Updated : 25 Apr, 2019

Method 1: Using the location.reload(): The location.reload() method reloads the current web page emulating the clicking of the refresh button on the browser. The optional true parameter passed to the method is used to force the page to load from the server and ignore the browser cache.

Syntax:

location.reload(true)

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        How to refresh a page
        using jQuery?
    </title>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <b>
        How to refresh a page
        using jQuery?
    </b>
      
    <p>
        GeeksforGeeks is a computer science
        portal with a huge variety of well
        written and explained computer science
        and programming articles, quizzes
        and interview questions.
    </p>
      
    <button type="button">
        Button to Reload page
    </button>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
                location.reload(true);
                alert('Reloading Page');
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

Method 2: Using history.go(0): The history.go() method loads a URL from the browsers history depending on the parameter passed to it. If the parameter passed is ‘0’, it reloads the current page.

Syntax:



history.go(0);

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        How to refresh a page
        using jQuery?
    </title>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <b>
        How to refresh a page
        using jQuery?
    </b>
      
    <p>
        GeeksforGeeks is a computer science
        portal with a huge variety of well
        written and explained computer science
        and programming articles, quizzes
        and interview questions.
    </p>
      
    <button type="button">
        Button to Reload page
    </button>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
                history.go(0);
                alert('Reloading Page');
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

Method 3: Using location.replace with the current page: The location.replace() method can be used be passed with the location.pathname as a parameter. The location.pathname returns the current url and passing that on to location.replace() reloads the current page.

Syntax:

location.replace(location.pathname);

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        How to refresh a page
        using jQuery?
    </title>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <b>
        How to refresh a page
        using jQuery?
    </b>
      
    <p>
        GeeksforGeeks is a computer science
        portal with a huge variety of well
        written and explained computer science
        and programming articles, quizzes
        and interview questions.
    </p>
      
    <button type="button">
        Button to Reload page
    </button>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
                location.reload(true);
                alert('Reloading Page');
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

Output:

  • Before clicking the button: before-reload
  • After clicking the button: after-reload
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