The type of window that hosts this tab.


Values of this type are strings. Possible values are:

  • "normal"
  • "popup"
  • "panel"
  • "devtools"

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support Yes144554 Yes


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