Permissions-Policy: hid

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

The HTTP Permissions-Policy header hid directive controls whether the current document is allowed to use the WebHID API to connect to uncommon or exotic human interface devices such as alternative keyboards or gamepads.

Specifically, where a defined policy blocks WebHID usage, the Navigator.hid property will not be available.


Permissions-Policy: hid=<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 hid is self.


# permissions-policy

Browser compatibility

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See also