onmessage

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

The onmessage property of the WindowEventHandlers 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

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 60 ? ? 47 ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 60 60 ? ? ? 47 ?

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