Warning: The latest specification does not include this interface anymore as the IDBDatabase.setVersion() method has been removed. See the compatibility table for version details.
The new way to do it is to use the IDBOpenDBRequest interface which has now the onblocked handler and the newly needed onupgradeneeded one.

The IDBVersionChangeRequest interface the IndexedDB API represents a request to change the version of a database. It is used only by the setVersion() method of IDBDatabase.


Inherits from: IDBRequest

Updates the version of the database. Returns immediately and runs a versionchange transaction on the connected database in a separate thread.


Attribute Type Description
onblocked Function The event handler for the blocked event.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support12 — 23 webkit ? No No No No
setVersion No No No No No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? No ? No No No No
setVersion No No No No No No No

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