InstallEvent.InstallEvent()

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

The InstallEvent() constructor creates a new InstallEvent object.

Syntax

var myInstallEvent = new InstallEvent(type, init);

Parameters

type
The type of the event.
init Optional
An options object containing any custom settings that you want to apply to the event object. Available options are as follows:
  • activeWorker: The ServiceWorker that is currently actively controlling the page.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 40Edge ? Firefox Full support 44
Notes
Full support 44
Notes
Notes Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 & 52 Extended Support Releases (ESR).
IE No support NoOpera Full support 27Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 40Chrome Android Full support 40Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 44Opera Android Full support 27Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 4.0

Legend

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Full support
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No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

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Contributors to this page: fscholz, chrisdavidmills, Sebastianz, kscarfone
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