NotificationEvent.action

Returns the string ID of the notification button the user clicked. This value returns an empty string if the user clicked the notification somewhere other than an action button, or the notification does not have a button. The notification id is set during the creation of the Notification via the actions array attribute and can't be modified unless the notification is replaced.

Returns

A DOMString object.

Example

self.registration.showNotification("New articles available", {
  actions: [{action: "get", title: "Get now."}]
});

self.addEventListener('notificationclick', function(event) {
  event.notification.close();
  if (event.action === 'get') {
    synchronizeReader();
  } else {
    clients.openWindow("/reader");
  }
}, false);

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
action
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support 44
Notes
Full support 44
Notes
Notes Extended Support Releases (ESR) before Firefox 78 ESR do not support service workers and the Push API.
IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 44Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0

Legend

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Full support
No support  
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.