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Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

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The NotificationEvent() constructor creates a new NotificationEvent object.


var myNotificationEvent = new NotificationEvent(type, NotificationEventInit);


NotificationEventInit Optional
A dictionary object containing a Notification object to be used as the notification the event is dispatched on. In later drafts of the specification, this parameter is not optional.


var n = new Notification('Hello');
var init = { notification: n };
var myNotificationEvent = new NotificationEvent(type, init);


Specification Status Comment
Notifications API
The definition of 'NotificationEvent()' in that specification.
Living Standard Living standard.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 42.0 44.0 (44.0)[1] ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support No support 44.0 (44.0) (Yes) ? ? ? 42.0

[1] Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 and 52 Extended Support Releases (ESR.)

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