bookmarks.onMoved

Fired when a bookmark or folder is moved to a different parent folder and/or position within a folder.

Syntax

browser.bookmarks.onMoved.addListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onMoved.removeListener(listener)
browser.bookmarks.onMoved.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 moved.
moveInfo
object. Object containing more details about the move.

Additional objects

moveInfo

parentId
string. The new parent folder.
index
integer. The new index of this item in its parent.
oldParentId
string. The old parent folder.
oldIndex
integer. The old index of the item in its parent.

Browser compatibility

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

Examples

function handleMoved(id, moveInfo) {
  console.log("Item: " + id + " moved");
  console.log("Old index: " + moveInfo.oldIndex);
  console.log("New index: " + moveInfo.index);
  console.log("Old folder: " + moveInfo.oldParentId);
  console.log("New folder: " + moveInfo.parentId);
}

function handleClick() {
  browser.bookmarks.onMoved.addListener(handleMoved);
}

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.

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