Specifies the type of browser window to create.


Values of this type are strings. Possible values are:

  • "normal"
  • "popup"
  • "panel"
  • "detached_panel"

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support Yes114245 No Yes1

1. `detached_panel` is not supported.

2. `panel` and `detached_panel` are not supported.


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