Common types used by APIs that dispatch events.

Types

events.Rule
Description of a declarative rule for handling events.
events.Event
An object which allows the addition and removal of listeners for a Chrome event.
events.UrlFilter
Filters URLs for various criteria. If any of the given criteria match, then the whole filter matches.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
EventChrome Full support YesEdge Partial support 14Firefox No support NoOpera Full support YesFirefox Android No support No
RuleChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox No support NoOpera Full support YesFirefox Android No support No
UrlFilterChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 50Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 50

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Acknowledgements

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