[thelist] Do I need a back link?

Saila, Craig Craig.Saila at bgminteractive.com
Tue Nov 19 10:48:01 CST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Feingold Josh S [mailto:Josh.S.Feingold at irs.gov]
> Sent: November 19, 2002 11:36 AM

> When developing for an Intranet, I often have a page which is
> meant to be viewed as a report.  In such a scenario, would
> you include a link back to the page they have just come from
> or just let the user use their back button on the browser?

It's courteous, but not necessary. If you are to do it, the best thing
to do is hard-code the link back to the linking pages as opposed to
using Javascript. That way is someone's coming in from another page (or
a bookmark), they can easy access the referring page.


Craig Saila
craig at saila.com : http://www.saila.com/

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