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Fired when a bookmark item (a bookmark or a folder) is created.

Syntax

browser.bookmarks.onCreated.addListener()
browser.bookmarks.onCreated.removeListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onCreated.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. The new bookmark item's ID.
bookmark
bookmarks.BookmarkTreeNode. Information about the new bookmark item.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic supportYesNo52NoYes

Examples

function handleCreated(id, bookmarkInfo) {
  console.log(`New bookmark ID: ${id}`);
  console.log(`New bookmark URL: ${bookmarkInfo.url}`);
}

browser.bookmarks.onCreated.addListener(handleCreated);

Example extensions

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

 Contributors to this page: wbamberg, trto1987, Makyen, Sheppy
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