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

The options read-only property of the PushSubscription interface is an object containing containing the options used to create the subscription.


var options = PushSubscription.options


An read-only options object containing the following values:

  • userVisibleOnly: A boolean, indicating that the returned push subscription will only be used for messages whose effect is made visible to the user.
  • applicationServerKey: A public key your push server will use to send messages to client apps via a push server. This value is part of a signing key pair generated by your application server, and usable with elliptic curve digital signature (ECDSA), over the P-256 curve. 


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

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support4216441 No29 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No42 ?4829 No4.0

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

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