bookmarks.onChanged

Fired when there is a change to:

  • the title or URL of a bookmark
  • the name of a folder.

Syntax

browser.bookmarks.onChanged.addListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onChanged.removeListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onChanged.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 changed.
changeInfo
object. Object containing the Additional objects

Additional objects

changeInfo

title
string. Title of the changed item.
urlOptional
string. URL of the changed item. This is not present if the item was a folder..

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No No No 33

Examples

function handleChanged(id, changeInfo) {
  console.log("Item: " + id + " changed");
  console.log("Title: " + changeInfo.title);
  console.log("Url: " + changeInfo.url);
}

function handleClick() {
  browser.bookmarks.onChanged.addListener(handleChanged);
}

browser.browserAction.onClicked.addListener(handleClick);

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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