This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The get() method of the Clients interface gets a service worker client matching a given id and returns it in a Promise.

Syntax

self.clients.get(id).then(function(client) {
  // do something with your returned client
});

Parameters

id
A DOMString representing the id of the client you want to get.

Returns

Promise that resolves to a Client object.

Examples

self.clients.get(options).then(function(client) {    
  self.clients.openWindow(client.url);   
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Service Workers
The definition of 'get()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support51 ?451 No38 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No51 ?4538 No5.0

1. Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 & 52 Extended Support Releases (ESR).

 

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