browserAction.isEnabled()

Returns true if the browser action is enabled.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

let gettingIsEnabled = browser.browserAction.isEnabled(
  details // object
)

Parameters

details
object. An object optionally containing the tabId or windowId to check.
tabId Optional
integer. ID of a tab to check.
windowId Optional
integer. ID of a window to check.
  • If windowId and tabId are both supplied, the function fails.
  • If windowId and tabId are both omitted, the global enabled/disabled status is returned.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with true if the extension's browser action is enabled, and false otherwise.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 59Opera No support NoFirefox Android No support No
details.windowIdChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 62Opera No support NoFirefox Android No support No

Legend

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Full support
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Examples

Check the global state:

browser.browserAction.isEnabled({}).then(result => {
  console.log(result);
});

  Check the state of the currently active tab:

async function enabledInActiveTab() {
  let tabs = await browser.tabs.query({
    currentWindow:true,
    active: true
  });
  let enabled = await browser.browserAction.isEnabled({
    tabId: tabs[0].id
  });
  console.log(enabled);
}

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Contributors to this page: Loirooriol, irenesmith, wbamberg
Last updated by: Loirooriol,