WinJS.Navigation.addEventListener function

Adds an event listener to the control. You can add listeners to the following events:


WinJS.Navigation.addEventListener(eventType, listener, capture);


  • eventType
    Type: string

    The type (name) of the event.

  • listener
    Type: function

    The handler to invoke when the event gets raised.

  • capture
    Type: Boolean

    If true, specifies that capture should be initiated, otherwise false.

Return value

This function does not return a value.


Minimum WinJS version

WinJS 1.0



See also

For developers

WinJS.Navigation Namespace

WinJS.UI.Hub object

WinJS.UI.AppBar object

WinJS.UI.NavBar object

WinJS.UI.BackButton object

Your first app - Part 3: PageControl objects and navigation

Navigating between pages

Adding app bars

Quickstart: Using single-page navigation

Quickstart: Adding a nav bar (NavBar)

Quickstart: Using a hub control for layout and navigation

HTML Hub control sample

HTML AppBar control sample

HTML NavBar control sample

Navigation and navigation history sample

For designers

Navigation patterns

Command patterns



Bottom app bar

Top app bar

Back button

Guidelines for the hub control

Guidelines for app bars

Making the app bar accessible