BroadcastChannel()

The BroadcastChannel() constructor creates a new BroadcastChannel and connects it to the underlying channel.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers

Syntax

 channel = new BroadcastChannel(channelName);

Values

channelName
Is a DOMString representing the name of the channel; there is one single channel with this name for all browsing contexts with the same origin.

Example

// create a new channel listening to the "internal_notification" channel.

var bc = new BroadcastChannel('internal_notification');
bc.postMessage('New listening connected!');

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard (HTML)
# dom-broadcastchannel-dev

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also