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

The Clipboard interface of the the Clipboard API provides an interface for reading and writing text and data to or from the system clipboard.


Reads data such as images from the clipboard.
Reads text from the system clipboard.
Writes data such as images to the system clipboard.
Writes text to the system clipboard.


Specification Status Comment
Clipboard API and events
The definition of 'Clipboard' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No ? No ? No ?
read No ? No ? No ?
readText No ? No ? No ?
write No ? No ? No ?
writeText No ? No ? No ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No ? No No ? ?
read No No ? No No ? ?
readText No No ? No No ? ?
write No No ? No No ? ?
writeText No No ? No No ? ?

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