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MessageEvent.origin

The origin read-only property of the MessageEvent interface is a USVString representing the origin of the message emitter.

Syntax

var origin = messageEvent.origin;

Value

A USVString representing the origin.

Example

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

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Unknown
The definition of 'origin' in that specification.
Unknown Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1 (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) 9 ? 10.0+
origin as USVString (was previously DOMString) (Yes) ? 55.0 (55.0) No support ? ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) ? ? ? 3.0+
origin as USVString (was previously DOMString) ? ? 55.0 (55.0) No support ? ?

See also

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

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