A PresentationRequest object is used to initiate or reconnect to a presentation made by a controlling browsing context. The PresentationRequest object MUST be implemented in a controlling browsing context provided by a controlling user agent.

When a PresentationRequest is constructed, the given urls MUST be used as the list of presentation request URLs which are each a possible presentation URL for the PresentationRequest instance.


Creates a PresentationRequest.



Event handlers

Fires on a successful call to PresentationRequest.start() or PresentationRequest.join(). This method provides a object with a reference to the created or joined object.


Returns a Promise that resolves with a PresentationConnection after the user agent prompts the user to select a display and grant permission to use that display.
When the reconnect(presentationId) method is called on a PresentationRequest presentationRequest, the user agent MUST run the following steps to reconnect to a presentation.
When the getAvailability() method is called, the user agent MUST run the steps as the link.


Specification Status Comment
Presentation API
The definition of 'PresentationRequest interface' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support48 ?511 ?35 ?
Secure context required (HTTPS)61 ? ? ?48 ?
PresentationRequest constructor48 ?511 ?35 ?
getAvailability48 ?511 ?35 ?
onconnectionavailable48 ?511 ?35 ?
reconnect48 ?511 ?35 ?
start48 ?511 ?35 ?
startWithDevice48 ?511 ?35 ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support4848 ?51135 ? ?
Secure context required (HTTPS)6161 ? ?48 ? ?
PresentationRequest constructor4848 ?51135 ? ?
getAvailability4848 ?51135 ? ?
onconnectionavailable4848 ?51135 ? ?
reconnect4848 ?51135 ? ?
start4848 ?51135 ? ?
startWithDevice4848 ?51135 ? ?

1. From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.

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