window.location.href is not a method, it's a property that will tell you the current URL location of the browser. Changing the value of the property will redirect the page.
window.open() is a method that you can pass a URL to that you want to open in a new window. And window.open() will have some additional advantages. By using this window.open() can be passed additional parameters.
window.location.href example will take you to Google..
window.location.href = 'http://www.google.com';
window.open() example. This will open Google in a new window.
By using below code reload to same page
window.location = window.location;
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