This is a string, and represents the type of notification to create. There are four types of notification: "basic", "image", "list", "progress".

This is passed into notifications.create() and notifications.update() as the type property of NotificationOptions.


Values of this type are strings. Possible values are:

Currently Firefox only supports "basic" here.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support Yes17451481 Yes1

1. Only the 'basic' type is supported.


This API is based on Chromium's chrome.notifications API.

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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