ServiceWorkerGlobalScope.onpush

The ServiceWorkerGlobalScope.onpush event of the ServiceWorkerGlobalScope interface is fired whenever a push message is received by a service worker via a push server.

Syntax

ServiceWorkerGlobalScope.onpush = function(PushEvent) { ... }
self.addEventListener('push', function(PushEvent) { ... })

Example

The following example takes data from a PushEvent and displays it on all of the service worker's clients. The data payload of the push message is available in the event object's data property (PushEvent.data, which contains a PushMessageData object.)

self.addEventListener('push', function(event) {
  if (!(self.Notification && self.Notification.permission === 'granted')) {
    return;
  }

  var data = {};
  if (event.data) {
    data = event.data.json();
  }
  var title = data.title || "Something Has Happened";
  var message = data.message || "Here's something you might want to check out.";
  var icon = "images/new-notification.png";

  var notification = new Notification(title, {
    body: message,
    tag: 'simple-push-demo-notification',
    icon: icon
  });

  notification.addEventListener('click', function() {
    if (clients.openWindow) {
      clients.openWindow('https://example.blog.com/2015/03/04/something-new.html');
    }
  });
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Push API
The definition of 'onpush' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition. This event is specified in the Push API, but accessed through ServiceWorkerGlobalScope.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 40Edge ? Firefox Full support 44
Notes
Full support 44
Notes
Notes Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 and 52 Extended Support Releases (ESR).
IE No support NoOpera Full support 24Safari Full support 11.1WebView Android Full support 40Chrome Android Full support 40Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 44Opera Android Full support 24Safari iOS Full support 11.1Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0

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Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

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