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This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The parameter passed into the sync handler, the PeriodicSyncEvent interface represents a periodic sync action that is dispatched on the ServiceWorkerGlobalScope of a ServiceWorker. 

This interface inherits from the ExtendableEvent interface.


Creates a new PeriodicSyncEvent object.


Inherits properties from its ancestor, Event.

The instance of PeriodicSyncRegistration that fired the event.


Inherits methods from its parent, ExtendableEvent


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Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support Not supported ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support Not supported ? ? ? ? ? Not supported

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