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David Hyland

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Returns the last pages visited by the user, from the current page to up to 5 pages ago. Useful for a proper "back to page" link rather than using javascript.

To get the current URL:
{exp:page_history:get page=‘0’}

To get the previous page:
{exp:page_history:get page=‘1’}
OR more simply:

To get “two pages ago”:
{exp:page_history:get page=‘2’}

And so on, up to a limit of 5 “pages ago”

The default returned URL structure is page relative, ie “folder/template/”.
To return the full site URL (ie: add the parameter site_url=‘yes’, eg:
{exp:page_history:get page=‘1’ site_url=‘yes’}

Marvellous :)

v1.0.2 - fixed bug where if no param was passed (for last page) and no history exists (ie first page view) then an undefined index error was thrown
v1.0.3 - fixed bug where page parameter was not being respected :(
v1.0.4 - added site_url parameter

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EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.04 May 17, 2011

This entry was created April 6, 2011, 11:32 am.
This entry was last updated May 17, 2011, 9:18 am.

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2 Reviews:

Jules6120 07.07.16

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Did exactly what we needed. Great stuff.

plasticmonument 01.01.14

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Works perfectly… Right out of the box.