WindowOrWorkerGlobalScope.indexedDB

The indexedDB read-only property of the WindowOrWorkerGlobalScope mixin provides a mechanism for applications to asynchronously access the capabilities of indexed databases.

Syntax

var IDBFactory = self.indexedDB;

Value

An IDBFactory object.

Example

The following code creates a request for a database to be opened asynchronously, after which the database is opened when the request's onsuccess handler is fired:

var db;
function openDB() {
 var DBOpenRequest = window.indexedDB.open('toDoList');
 DBOpenRequest.onsuccess = function(e) {
   db = DBOpenRequest.result;
 }
}

Specifications

Specification
Indexed Database API 3.0 (Indexed DB 3.0)
# dom-windoworworkerglobalscope-indexeddb

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also