browserAction.getPopup()

Gets the HTML document set as the popup for this browser action.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var gettingPopup = browser.browserAction.getPopup(
  details               // object
)

Parameters

details
object.
tabIdOptional
integer. The tab whose popup to get. If no tab is specified, the non-tab-specific popup is returned.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a string containing the URL for the popup's document. This will be a fully qualifed URL, such as moz-extension://d1d8a2eb-fe60-f646-af30-a866c5b39942/popups/popup2.html.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No 45.0 No 33

Examples

Get the popup's URL:

function gotPopup(popupURL) {
  console.log(popupURL)
}

var gettingPopup = browser.browserAction.getPopup({});
gettingPopup.then(gotPopup); 

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.browserAction API. This documentation is derived from browser_action.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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