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chrome.browser

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  • Description

    Use the chrome.browser API to interact with the Chrome browser associated with the current application and Chrome profile.

  • Permissions
    browser

Summary

Types

OpenTabOptions

Properties

  • url

    string

    The URL to navigate to when the new tab is initially opened.

Methods

openTab

chrome.browser.openTab(
  options: OpenTabOptions,
  callback?: function,
)

Opens a new tab in a browser window associated with the current application and Chrome profile. If no browser window for the Chrome profile is opened, a new one is opened prior to creating the new tab.

Parameters

  • Configures how the tab should be opened.

  • callback

    function optional

    The callback parameter looks like: () => void