IDBDatabase.objectStoreNames

The objectStoreNames read-only property of the IDBDatabase interface is a DOMStringList containing a list of the names of the object stores currently in the connected database.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Syntax

var list[] = IDBDatabase.objectStoreNames;

Value

A DOMStringList containing a list of the names of the object stores currently in the connected database.

Example

// Let us open our database
var DBOpenRequest = window.indexedDB.open("toDoList", 4);

// these two event handlers act on the database being opened successfully, or not
DBOpenRequest.onerror = function(event) {
  note.innerHTML += '<li>Error loading database.</li>';
};
 
DBOpenRequest.onsuccess = function(event) {
  note.innerHTML += '<li>Database initialised.</li>';
    
  // store the result of opening the database in the db variable. This is used a lot below
  db = DBOpenRequest.result;

  // This line will log the version of the connected database, which should be
  // an object that looks like { ['my-store-name'] }
  console.log(db.objectStoreNames);
};

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Indexed Database API
The definition of 'objectStoreNames' in that specification.
Recommendation  
Indexed Database API 2.0
The definition of 'objectStoreNames' in that specification.
Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 24
Full support 24
No support 23 — 24
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: webkit
Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 16
Full support 16
No support 10 — 16
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: moz
IE Full support 10
Notes
Full support 10
Notes
Notes partial
Opera Full support 15Safari Full support 7WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android Full support 22Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

Full support  
Full support
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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