history.getVisits()

Retrieves information about all visits to the given URL.

Syntax

chrome.history.getVisits(
  details,                // object
  function(results) {...} // callback function
)

This API is also available as browser.history.getVisits() in a version that returns a promise.

Parameters

details
object.
url
string. The URL for which to retrieve visit information.
callback
function. The function is passed the following arguments:
results
array of history.VisitItem.  An array of VisitItem objects in reverse chronological order, each representing a visit to the given URL.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No 50.0 No 33

Examples

List all visits to the most recently-visited page:

function gotVisits(visits) {
  console.log("Visit count: " + visits.length);
  for (visit of visits) {
    console.log(visit.visitTime);
  }
}

function listVisits(historyItems) {
  if (historyItems.length) {
    console.log("URL " + historyItems[0].url);
    chrome.history.getVisits({url: historyItems[0].url}, gotVisits);
  }
}

chrome.history.search({
  text: "",
  startTime: 0,
  maxResults: 1
}, listVisits);

Acknowledgements

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