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Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The Position interface represents the position of the concerned device at a given time. The position, represented by a Coordinates object, comprehends the 2D position of the device, on a spheroid representing the Earth, but also its altitude and its speed.

Properties

The Position interface doesn't inherit any property.

Position.coords Read only Secure context
Returns a Coordinates object defining the current location.
Position.timestamp Read only Secure context
Returns a DOMTimeStamp representing the time at which the location was retrieved.

Methods

The Position interface neither implements, nor inherit any method.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'Position' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 5 (Yes) 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 10.60
Removed in 15.0
Reintroduced in 16.0
5
Secure context-only 47 ? 55 (55) No support (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? (Yes) 4.0 (4) ? 10.60 ?
Secure context-only No support 47 ? 55 (55) No support (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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