pageAction.setTitle()

Sets the title of the page action. The title is displayed in a tooltip when the user hovers over the page action.

Syntax

browser.pageAction.setTitle(
  details // object
)

Parameters

details
object.
tabId
integer. The ID of the tab whose title you want to set.
title
string or null. The tooltip text.
If null is passed here, the title is reset to the title that was specified in the page_action manifest key.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 14Firefox Full support 45Opera Full support YesFirefox Android No support No
The title property of the details parameter can be set to null.Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 59Opera No support NoFirefox Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support

Examples

Whenever a tab is updated, show the page action for that tab, and set its title to show the tab's ID:

browser.tabs.onUpdated.addListener((tabId, changeInfo, tabInfo) => {
  browser.pageAction.show(tabId);
  browser.pageAction.setTitle({
    tabId: tabId,
    title: "Tab ID: " + tabId
  });
});

Example extensions

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.

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