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amIWebInstaller

This interface is used to allow web pages to start installing add-ons.
1.0
28
Introduced
Gecko 2.0
Inherits from: nsISupports Last changed in Gecko 8.0 (Firefox 8.0 / Thunderbird 8.0 / SeaMonkey 2.5)

Method overview

boolean installAddonsFromWebpage(in AString aMimetype, in nsIDOMWindow aWindow, in nsIURI aReferer, [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aUris, [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aHashes, [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aNames, [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aIcons, [optional] in amIInstallCallback aCallback, [optional] in PRUint32 aInstallCount);
boolean isInstallEnabled(in AString aMimetype, in nsIURI aReferer);

Note: Prior to Gecko 8.0, all references to nsIDOMWindow used in this interface were nsIDOMWindow.

Methods

installAddonsFromWebpage()

Installs an array of add-ons at the request of a webpage.

boolean installAddonsFromWebpage(
  in AString aMimetype,
  in nsIDOMWindow aWindow,
  in nsIURI aReferer,
  [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aUris,
  [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aHashes,
  [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aNames,
  [array, size_is(aInstallCount)] in wstring aIcons,
  in amIInstallCallback aCallback, Optional
  in PRUint32 aInstallCount Optional
);
Parameters
aMimetype
The mimetype for the add-ons.
aWindow
The window installing the add-ons.
aReferer
The URI for the web page installing the add-ons.
aUris
The URIs of add-ons to be installed.
aHashes
The hashes for the add-ons to be installed.
aNames
The names for the add-ons to be installed.
aIcons
The icons for the add-ons to be installed.
aCallback Optional
An optional callback to notify about installation success and failure.
aInstallCount Optional
An optional argument including the number of add-ons to install.
Return value

true if the installation was successfully started.

isInstallEnabled()

Checks if installation is enabled for a web page.

boolean isInstallEnabled(
  in AString aMimetype,
  in nsIURI aReferer
);
Parameters
aMimetype
The MIME type for the add-on to be installed.
aReferer
The URI of the web page for which to see if installation is allowed.
Return value

true if installation is enabled.

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: Sheppy, kscarfone, trevorh
 Last updated by: Sheppy,