Apart from being non persistent and scoped only to the current window, are there any benefits (performance, data access, etc) to Session Storage over Local Storage?
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localStorage and sessionStorage both extend Storage. There is no difference between them except for the intended "non-persistence" of
That is, the data stored in
localStorage persists until explicitly deleted. Changes made are saved and available for all current and future visits to the site.
sessionStorage, changes are only available per tab. Changes made are saved and available for the current page in that tab until it is closed. Once it is closed, the stored data is deleted.