runtime.getURL()

Given a relative path from the manifest.json to a resource packaged with the add-on, return a fully-qualified URL.
 
This function does not check that the resource actually exists at that URL.
 

Syntax

browser.runtime.getURL(
  path // string
)

Parameters

path
string. A relative path from the manifest.json to a resource packaged with the add-on.

Return value

string. The fully-qualified URL to the resource.

Browser compatibility

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

Examples

Given a file packaged with the add-on at "beasts/frog.html", get the full URL like this:

var fullURL = browser.runtime.getURL("beasts/frog.html");
console.log(fullURL);
// Returns something like:
// moz-extension://2c127fa4-62c7-7e4f-90e5-472b45eecfdc/beasts/frog.html

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.

Document Tags and Contributors

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