The omnibox.SuggestResult type defines a suggestion that the extension can add to the address bar's drop-down list.

The extension's omnibox.onInputChanged event listener is passed a callback. To populate the address bar's drop-down list in response to the user's input, the extension can pass an array of omnibox.SuggestResult objects into this callback.


Values of this type are objects. They have the following properties:


This is the value that will appear in the address bar itself when the user highlights this suggestion in the drop-down list. This is also the string sent to the omnibox.onInputEntered event listener if the user selects this suggestion. If the string is the same as what the user has already typed, this entry will not appear in the drop-down list.


Whether the suggest result can be deleted by the user.


This is the string that's displayed in the address bar's drop-down list.

Browser compatibility

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Note: This API is based on Chromium's chrome.omnibox API.