runtime.getManifest()

Get the complete manifest.json file, serialized to a JSON object.
 

Syntax

browser.runtime.getManifest()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A JSON object representing the manifest.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes Yes 45.0 48.0 33

Examples

Get the manifest and log the "name" property:

var manifest = browser.runtime.getManifest();
console.log(manifest.name);

Acknowledgements

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