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Add-ons

pageAction.setTitle()

Sets the title of the page action. The title is displayed in a tooltip when the user hovers over the page action.

Syntax

browser.pageAction.setTitle(
  details // object
)

Parameters

details
object.
tabId
integer. The ID of the tab whose title you want to set.
title
string. The tooltip text.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic supportYesYes45NoYes

Examples

Whenever a tab is updated, show the page action for that tab, and set its title to show the tab's ID:

browser.tabs.onUpdated.addListener((tabId, changeInfo, tabInfo) => {
  browser.pageAction.show(tabId);
  browser.pageAction.setTitle({
    tabId: tabId,
    title: "Tab ID: " + tabId
  });
});

Example extensions

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.pageAction API. This documentation is derived from page_action.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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 Last updated by: wbamberg,