WindowEventHandlers.onmessage

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

The onmessage property of the WindowEventHandlers mixin is the EventHandler called whenever an object receives a message event.

Syntax

window.addEventListener('message', function(event) { ... })
window.onmessage = function(event) { ... }

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'onmessage' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 60Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 47Safari ? WebView Android Full support 60Chrome Android Full support 60Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 47Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Full support
Compatibility unknown  
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Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: mfluehr, fscholz, StripTM, jpmedley
Last updated by: mfluehr,