runtime.getManifest()

Get the complete manifest.json file, deserialized from JSON to an object.

Syntax

browser.runtime.getManifest()

Parameters

None.

Return value

An object representing the manifest.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

Examples

Get the manifest and log the "name" property:

var manifest = browser.runtime.getManifest();
console.log(manifest.name);

Example extensions

Acknowledgements

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