extension.ViewType

The type of extension view.

Type

Values of this type are strings. Possible values are: "tab", "popup", "sidebar".

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 45Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 48
sidebarChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 54Opera No support NoFirefox Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support

Acknowledgements

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