This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

Returns the string ID of the notification button the user clicked. This value returns undefined if the user clicked the notification somewhere other than an action button, or the notification does not have a button.


A DOMString object.


self.registration.showNotification("New articles available", {
  actions: [{action: "get", title: "Get now."}]

self.addEventListener('notificationclick', function(event) {
  if (event.action === 'get') {
  } else {
}, false);


Specification Status Comment
Notifications API
The definition of 'action' in that specification.
Recommendation Living standard.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 48 ?[1] ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support No support ? ? ? ? ? 48

[1] Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 Extended Support Release (ESR.)


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