Add-ons

contextualIdentities.onCreated

Fired when a new contextual identity is created. Contextual identities may be created by extensions using the contextualIdentities API, or directly by the user, using the browser's user interface.

Syntax

browser.contextualIdentities.onCreated.addListener(listener)
browser.contextualIdentities.onCreated.removeListener(listener)
browser.contextualIdentities.onCreated.hasListener(listener)

Events have three functions:

addListener(listener)
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:

changeInfo
object. An object that contains a single property, contextualIdentity, which is a contextualIdentities.ContextualIdentity object, representing the identity that was created.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic Support No No5757 No

Examples

function handleCreated(changeInfo) {
  console.log(`Created: ${changeInfo.contextualIdentity.name}`);
}

browser.contextualIdentities.onCreated.addListener(handleCreated);

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