extension.getURL()

 

This function is deprecated. Please use runtime.getURL.

Converts a relative path within an extension's install directory to a fully-qualified URL.

Syntax

browser.extension.getURL(
  path // string
)

Parameters

path
string. A path to a resource within an extension expressed relative to its install directory.

Return value

string. The fully-qualified URL to the resource.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic support
DeprecatedNon-standard
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support 14Firefox Full support 45Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 48

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

Examples

Given a file packaged with the add-on at "beasts/frog.html", get the full URL like this:

var fullURL = browser.extension.getURL("beasts/frog.html");

// -> something like:
// moz-extension://2c127fa4-62c7-7e4f-90e5-472b45eecfdc/beasts/frog.html

Example extensions

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.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: wbamberg, arai, ExE-Boss, andrewtruongmoz, Makyen
Last updated by: wbamberg,