action.openPopup()

Open the browser action's popup.

Note: This API is available in Manifest V3 or higher.

You can only call this function from inside the handler for a user action.

Syntax

browser.action.openPopup()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that is resolved with no arguments.

Examples

Open the popup when the user selects a context menu item:

browser.menus.create({
  id: "open-popup",
  title: "open popup",
  contexts: ["all"]
});

browser.menus.onClicked.addListener(() => {
  browser.action.openPopup();
});

Browser compatibility

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