PermissionStatus: name property

The name read-only property of the PermissionStatus interface returns the name of a requested permission.

Value

A read-only value that is identical to the name argument passed to navigator.permissions.query().

Examples

js
function stateChangeListener() {
  console.log(`${this.name} permission status changed to ${this.state}`);
}
function queryAndTrackPermission(permissionName) {
  navigator.permissions
    .query({ name: permissionName })
    .then((permissionStatus) => {
      console.log(
        `${permissionName} permission state is ${permissionStatus.state}`,
      );
      permissionStatus.onchange = stateChangeListener;
    });
}
queryAndTrackPermission("geolocation");
queryAndTrackPermission("midi");

Specifications

Specification
Permissions
# dom-permissionstatus-name

Browser compatibility

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