tabs.getSelected()

This method has been deprecated. Use tabs.query({active: true}, ...) instead.

Gets the tab that is selected in the specified window.

Syntax

chrome.tabs.getSelected(
  windowId,           // optional integer
  function(tab) {...} // function
)

This API is also available as browser.tabs.getSelected() in a version that returns a promise.

Parameters

windowIdOptional
integer. Defaults to the current window.
callback
function. The function is passed the following arguments:
tab
tabs.Tab.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No No No No

Acknowledgements

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