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  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2022

The Window sessionStorage() property is used for saving key/value pairs in a web browser. It stores the key/value pairs in a browser for only one session and the data expires as soon as a new session is loaded.

Syntax: 

window.sessionStorage

Return Type: it returns Storage object

Below program illustrates the Window sessionStorage() property :

Creating a sessionStorage name/value pair.

html




<!DOCTYPE>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
      Window sessionStorage property in HTML
    </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Window sessionStorage Property</h2>
 
     
 
<p>
      For displaying the value of the key/value
      pair created using sessionStorage, double
      click the "Display Data" button:
    </p>
 
 
 
    <button ondblclick="Storage()">
      Display Data
    </button>
 
    <div id="myID"></div>
 
    <script>
        function Storage() {
            if (typeof(Storage) !== "undefined") {
                sessionStorage.setItem("course", "Fork CPP");
                document.getElementById("myID").innerHTML =
                    sessionStorage.getItem("course");
            } else {
                document.getElementById("myID").innerHTML =
                    "The browser does not support Web Storage.";
            }
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 

After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Window sessionStorage( ) Property are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome 5
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Firefox 2
  • Opera 10.5
  • Safari 4

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