history.onVisited

Fired each time the user visits a page. A history.HistoryItem object is passed to the listener. This event fires before the page has loaded.

Syntax

chrome.history.onVisited.addListener(function(
  result // HistoryItem
) {...})
chrome.history.onVisited.removeListener(listener)
chrome.history.onVisited.hasListener(listener)

This API is also available as browser.history.onVisited.*.

Events have three functions:

addListener(callback)
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:

result
history.HistoryItem. An object representing the item in the browser's history.

Browser compatibility

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

Examples

Listen for visits, and log the URL and visit time.

function onVisited(historyItem) {
  console.log(historyItem.url);
  console.log(new Date(historyItem.lastVisitTime));
}

chrome.history.onVisited.addListener(onVisited);

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.

Document Tags and Contributors

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