PresentationRequest

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

Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

A PresentationRequest object is used to initiate or reconnect to a presentation made by a controlling browsing context. The PresentationRequest object MUST be implemented in a controlling browsing context provided by a controlling user agent.

When a PresentationRequest is constructed, the given urls MUST be used as the list of presentation request URLs which are each a possible presentation URL for the PresentationRequest instance.

Constructor

PresentationRequest()
Creates a PresentationRequest.

Properties

None

Event handlers

PresentationRequest.onconnectionavailable
Fires on a successful call to PresentationRequest.start() or PresentationRequest.join(). This method provides a object with a reference to the created or joined object.

Methods

PresentationRequest.start()
Returns a Promise that resolves with a PresentationConnection after the user agent prompts the user to select a display and grant permission to use that display.
PresentationRequest.reconnect()
When the reconnect(presentationId) method is called on a PresentationRequest presentationRequest, the user agent MUST run the following steps to reconnect to a presentation.
PresentationRequest.getAvailability()
When the getAvailability() method is called, the user agent MUST run the steps as the link.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Presentation API
The definition of 'PresentationRequest interface' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
PresentationRequest
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
PresentationRequest() constructor
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
getAvailability
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
onconnectionavailable
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
reconnect
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
Secure context required
Experimental
Chrome Full support 61Edge Full support ≤79Firefox ? IE No support NoOpera Full support 48Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 61Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 45Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 8.0
start
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
startWithDevice
Experimental
Chrome Full support 48Edge Full support ≤79Firefox Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 35Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 48Firefox Android Full support 51
Disabled
Full support 51
Disabled
Disabled From version 51: this feature is behind the dom.presentation.controller.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 35Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.