MessageEvent.data

The data read-only property of the MessageEvent interface represents the data sent by the message emitter.

Value

The data sent by the message emitter; this can be any data type.

Examples

myWorker.onmessage = (e) => {
  result.textContent = e.data;
  console.log('Message received from worker');
};

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-messageevent-data-dev

Browser compatibility

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See also

  • ExtendableMessageEvent — similar to this interface but used in interfaces that needs to give more flexibility to authors.