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Add-ons

permissions.onAdded

Fired when the extension granted new permissions.

Syntax

browser.permissions.onAdded.addListener(listener)
browser.permissions.onAdded.removeListener(listener)
browser.permissions.onAdded.hasListener(listener)

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:

permissions
permissions.Permissions object containing the permissions that were granted.

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic supportYesNoNoNoYes

Browser compatibility

Examples

function handleAdded(permissions) {
  console.log(`New API permissions: ${permissions.permissions}`);
  console.log(`New host permissions: ${permissions.origins}`);
}

browser.permissions.onAdded.addListener(handleAdded);

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.permissions API.

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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