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bookmarks.onRemoved

Fired when a bookmark or folder is removed. When a folder is removed recursively, a single notification is fired for the folder, and none for its contents.

Syntax

browser.bookmarks.onRemoved.addListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onRemoved.removeListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onRemoved.hasListener(listener)

Events have three functions:

addListener(callback)
Adds a listener to this event.
removeListener(listener)
Stop listening to this event. The listener argument is the listener to remove.
hasListener(listener)
Check whether listener is registered for this event. Returns true if it is listening, false otherwise.

addListener syntax

Parameters

callback

Function that will be called when this event occurs. The function will be passed the following arguments:

id
string. ID of the item that was removed.
removeInfo
object. More details about the removed item.

Additional objects

removeInfo

parentId
string. ID of the item's parent in the tree.
index
integer. Zero-based index position of this item in its parent.
node
bookmarks.BookmarkTreeNode. Detailed information about the item that was removed.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic supportYesNo52NoYes

Examples

function handleRemoved(id, removeInfo) {
  console.log("Item: " + id + " removed");
  console.log("Title: " + removeInfo.node.title);
  console.log("Url: " + removeInfo.node.url);
}

function handleClick() {
  browser.bookmarks.onRemoved.addListener(handleRemoved);
}

browser.browserAction.onClicked.addListener(handleClick);

Example Add-ons

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.bookmarks API. This documentation is derived from bookmarks.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

Document Tags and Contributors

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