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contextualIdentitities.ContextualIdentity

The contextualIdentities.ContextualIdentity type describes a single contextual identity.

Type

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

cookieStoreId
string. The cookie store ID for the identity. Since contextual identities don't share cookie stores, this serves as a unique identifier.
color

string. The color for the identity. This will be shown in tabs belonging to this identity. The following values are valid:

  • "blue"
  • "turquoise"
  • "green"
  • "yellow"
  • "orange"
  • "red"
  • "pink"
  • "purple"
colorCode
string. A hex code representing the exact color used for the identity. For example: "#37adff".
icon

string. The name of an icon for the identity. This will be shown in the URL bar for tabs belonging to this identity. The following values are valid:

  • "fingerprint"
  • "briefcase"
  • "dollar"
  • "cart"
  • "circle"
  • "gift"
  • "vacation"
  • "food"
  • "fruit"
  • "pet"
  • "tree"
  • "chill"
iconUrl
string. A full resource:// URL pointing to the identity's icon. For example: "resource://usercontext-content/fingerprint.svg".
name
string. Name of the identity. This will be shown in the URL bar for tabs belonging to this identity. Note that names don't have to be unique.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
cookieStoreId No No5353 No
color No No5353 No
colorCode No No5757 No
icon No No5353 No
iconUrl No No5757 No
name No No5353 No

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