Navigate action

The Navigate action tells the agent to navigate to a specific URL from the specified target window. It is the equivalent of typing in the URL into an address bar in a browser and clicking a button to go to it.

The Navigate action consists of the following properties:

URL

A required URL.

Target Window

Optional target window; gomez_top[0] is used by default.

Options

Option to send the previous page's URL as the referrer in the HTTP request.

Browser Agent implementation of the Navigate action

If the Send Referrer option is selected:

  1. Locate the target window.

  2. Create a link element using the defined URL.

  3. Append that link to the existing page's document body.

  4. Fire a click event on the newly created link.
    If the Send Referrer option is not selected:

  5. Locate the target window.

  6. Navigate the target window to the specified URL.