sidebarAction.close()

Closes the sidebar in the active window, if it is the extension's own sidebar.

You can only call this function from inside the handler for a user action.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

browser.sidebarAction.close()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that is resolved with no arguments.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support No No57 No No

Examples

Close the sidebar when the user selects a context menu item:

browser.menus.create({
  id: "close-sidebar",
  title: "close sidebar",
  contexts: ["all"]
});

browser.menus.onClicked.addListener(() => {
  browser.sidebarAction.close();
});

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