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Remember scroll position in the web browser [duplicate]

asked 2013-12-26 14:40:40 +0200

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updated 2014-07-11 23:47:05 +0200

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Whenever following a link in a web page and then going back, the page is re-loaded and the previous scroll position is lost.

As an example, browsing this and viewing a question from the bottom of a list, then going back, re-loads the page at the very beginning.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by eric
close date 2013-12-26 18:29:33.561322

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answered 2013-12-26 17:43:27 +0200

I think we should mark this as duplicate of, that is more generic.

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I don't think this should be closed. It may be related to the tab issue, and this is mentioned in the comments, but this behaviour is incredibly annoying. To me this is more annoying than the tabs reloading as it makes reading articles on e.g. news sites, and then going back, a real nuisance, and it's even annoying on

Setok ( 2014-03-19 21:34:26 +0200 )edit

Agree, and though this feature has been added some time ago, it still does not work. I mainly request this for my behavior of reading news site where you click an article go back scroll further down, click an article again, go back, etc.

Going back the first time usually works, but the second and third time almost never work, they go back to the first position instead.

Tim Drub ( 2015-06-14 17:28:00 +0200 )edit

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