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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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support42 Yes441 ?37 ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No42 ?4437 ?4.0

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

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