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This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The text()method of the PushMessageData interface extracts push message data as a plain text string.


var myText = PushEvent.data.text();




A USVString.


self.addEventListener('push', function(event) {
  var textObj = event.data.text();

  // do something with your text


Specification Status Comment
Push API
The definition of 'text()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support50 ?441 No37 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No50 ?4837 No5.0

1. Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 & 52 Extended Support Releases (ESR).

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