runtime.id

The ID of the extension.

Syntax

var myAddonId = browser.runtime.id;

Value

A string representing the add-on ID. If the extension specified an ID in its applications manifest.json key, runtime.id will contain that value. Otherwise, runtime.id will contain the ID that was generated for the extension.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support 22Edge Full support 14Firefox Full support 45Opera Full support 15Firefox Android Full support 48

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Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.runtime API. This documentation is derived from runtime.json in the Chromium code.

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