ExtendableMessageEvent.ports

The ports read-only property of the ExtendableMessageEvent interface returns the array containing the MessagePort objects representing the ports of the associated message channel (the channel the message is being sent through.)

Syntax

var myPorts = extendableMessageEvent.ports;

Value

An array of MessagePort objects.

Examples

When the following code is used inside a service worker to respond to a push messages by sending the data received via PushMessageData to the main context via a channel message, the event object of onmessage will be a ExtendableMessageEvent.

var port;

self.addEventListener('push', function(e) {
  var obj = e.data.json();

  if(obj.action === 'subscribe' || obj.action === 'unsubscribe') {
    port.postMessage(obj);
  } else if(obj.action === 'init' || obj.action === 'chatMsg') {
    port.postMessage(obj);
  }
});

self.onmessage = function(e) {
  port = e.ports[0];
}

Specifications

Specification
Service Workers 1
# extendablemessage-event-ports

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See also