Information about a command. This contains the information specified for the command in the commands manifest.json key.

An array of these objects is returned from commands.getAll().


Values of this type are objects. They contain the following properties:

string. Name of this command. This will be passed into the commands.onCommand event listener.
string. Description of this command. This is primarily used to explain to the user what this command does.
string. Key(s) used to execute this command, specified as a string like "Ctrl+Shift+Y".

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic Support Yes No 48.0 No 33


This API is based on Chromium's chrome.commands API.

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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