Permissions

The Permissions interface of the Permissions API provides the core Permission API functionality, such as methods for querying and revoking permissions

Methods

Permissions.query()

Returns the user permission status for a given API.

Permissions.request()

Requests permission to use a given API. This is not currently supported in any browser.

Permissions.requestAll()

Requests permission to use a given set of APIs. This is not currently supported in any browser.

Permissions.revoke()

Revokes the permission currently set on a given API.

Example

navigator.permissions.query({name:'geolocation'}).then(function(result) {
  if (result.state === 'granted') {
    showLocalNewsWithGeolocation();
  } else if (result.state === 'prompt') {
    showButtonToEnableLocalNews();
  }
  // Don't do anything if the permission was denied.
});

Specifications

Specification
Permissions
# permissions-interface

Browser Support

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