Permissions-Policy: ambient-light-sensor

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

The HTTP Permissions-Policy header ambient-light-sensor directive controls whether the current document is allowed to gather information about the amount of light in the environment around the device through the AmbientLightSensor interface.

Specifically, where a defined policy blocks use of this feature, AmbientLightSensor() constructor calls will throw a DOMException of type SecurityError.


Permissions-Policy: ambient-light-sensor=<allowlist>;

A list of origins for which permission is granted to use the feature. See Permissions-Policy > Syntax for more details.

Default policy

The default allowlist for ambient-light-sensor is self.


Generic Sensor API
# permissions-policy

Browser compatibility

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See also