management.get()

Retrieves an ExtensionInfo object containing information about the specified add-on.

This API requires the "management" API permission.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var gettingInfo = browser.management.get(
  id                  // string
)

Parameters

id
string. ID of the add-on whose info you want to retrieve.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with an ExtensionInfo object, containing information about the add-on.

Browser compatibility

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

Examples

Log the name of the add-on whose ID is "my-add-on":

var id = "my-add-on";

function got(info) {
  console.log(info.name);
}

var getting = browser.management.get(id);
getting.then(got);

Acknowledgements

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