A Permissions object represents a collection of permissions.


An object with the following properties:

origins Optional
An array of match patterns, representing host permissions.
permissions Optional
An array of named permissions, including API permissions and clipboard permissions.

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 55Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 55


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This API is based on Chromium's chrome.permissions 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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