pageAction.getPopup()

Gets the URL for the HTML document set as the popup for this page action.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var gettingPopup = browser.pageAction.getPopup(
  details               // object
)

Parameters

details
object.
tabId
integer. ID of the tab whose popup you want to get.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a string containing the popup's URL.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

Examples

Add a context menu item that logs the popup URL for the current tab. Note that you'll need the contextMenus permission in your manifest to create context menu items.

function gotPopup(popupURL) {
  console.log(popupURL);
}

browser.contextMenus.create({
  id: "get-popup",
  title: "Get popup URL"
});

browser.contextMenus.onClicked.addListener(function(info, tab) {
  if (info.menuItemId == "get-popup") {
    var gettingPopup = browser.pageAction.getPopup({tabId: tab.id});
    gettingPopup.then(gotPopup);
  }
});

Acknowledgements

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