LocalStorage hello world
LocalStorage lets web applications store things in the local browser, independent of any running browsing contexts. Its API is key-value:
localStorage.setItem("hello", "world"); console.log(localStorage.getItem("hello")); // logs "world"
The storage is per-origin (for this site,
All browsing contexts for this origin share the same key-value store.
The following form sets/gets values in the
localStorage for this website (
In Chrome, you can see the values in
by opening developer tools and going to “Local Storage”.
You can edit the values there, too.
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