JavaScript Window Object Methods


Example

The most important object in the Browser Object Model is the window object. It helps in accessing information about the browser and its components. To access these features, it has various methods and properties.

MethodDescription
window.alert()Creates dialog box with message and an OK button
window.blur()Remove focus from window
window.close()Closes a browser window
window.confirm()Creates dialog box with message, an OK button and a cancel button
window.getComputedStyle()Get CSS styles applied to an element
window.moveTo(x,y)Move a window's left and top edge to supplied coordinates
window.open()Opens new browser window with URL specified as parameter
window.print()Tells browser that user wants to print contents of current page
window.prompt()Creates dialog box for retrieving user input
window.scrollBy()Scrolls the document by the specified number of pixels
window.scrollTo()Scrolls the document to the specified coordinates
window.setInterval()Do something repeatedly at specified intervals
window.setTimeout()Do something after a specified amount of time
window.stop()Stop window from loading