Add-ons

pageAction.isShown()

Returns true if the page action is being shown for the given tab.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

let gettingIsShown = browser.pageAction.isShown(
  details // object
)

Parameters

details
object. An object containing the tabId to check.
tabId
integer. ID of the tab to check.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with true if the extension's page action is being shown for the given tab, and false otherwise.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support No No59 No No

Examples

Check the state of the currently active tab:

async function shownInActiveTab() {
  let tabs = await browser.tabs.query({
    currentWindow:true,
    active: true
  });
  let shown = await browser.pageAction.isShown({
    tabId: tabs[0].id
  });
  console.log(shown);
}

Document Tags and Contributors

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 Last updated by: wbamberg,