browserAction.getPopup()

Gets the HTML document set as the popup for this browser action.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var gettingPopup = browser.browserAction.getPopup(
  details               // object
)

Parameters

details
object.
tabIdOptional
integer. The tab whose popup to get.
windowIdOptional
integer. The windows whose popup to get.
  • If windowId and tabId are both supplied, the function fails.
  • If windowId and tabId are both omitted, the global popup is returned.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a string containing the URL for the popup's document. This will be a fully qualifed URL, such as moz-extension://d1d8a2eb-fe60-f646-af30-a866c5b39942/popups/popup2.html.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

Examples

Get the popup's URL:

function gotPopup(popupURL) {
  console.log(popupURL)
}

var gettingPopup = browser.browserAction.getPopup({});
gettingPopup.then(gotPopup); 

Note: This API is based on Chromium's chrome.browserAction API. This documentation is derived from browser_action.json in the Chromium code.

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