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BOM objects JS: DOM API

A BOM (browser object model) is a set of global objects that control browser behavior. You can find all of them within the window.

Let's take a look at some of them:

BOM – Browser object model

It provides information about the browser, such as version, name, the locale used, available permissions, and plug-ins enabled:



It allows you to manage the address bar. For example, this is how you can initiate the loading of another page:

location.href = '';



With the help of this object, you can navigate through the history of transitions.

Moreover, you can form it in cases where there is no actual transition through the pages:



It is a modern method for executing AJAX requests. Communication with the server and other sites happens with the help of the fetch() function:


You can learn more about this in a future lesson.

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