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@capacitor/browser

The Browser API provides the ability to open an in-app browser and subscribe to browser events.

On iOS, this uses SFSafariViewController and is compliant with leading OAuth service in-app-browser requirements.

Install

npm install @capacitor/browser
npx cap sync

Android

Variables

This plugin will use the following project variables (defined in your app’s variables.gradle file):

  • $androidxBrowserVersion: version of androidx.browser:browser (default: 1.3.0)

Example

import { Browser } from '@capacitor/browser';

const openCapacitorSite = async () => {
  await Browser.open({ url: 'http://capacitorjs.com/' });
};

API

open(…)

open(options: OpenOptions) => Promise<void>

Open a page with the specified options.

Param Type
options OpenOptions

Since: 1.0.0


close()

close() => Promise<void>

Web & iOS only: Close an open browser window.

No-op on other platforms.

Since: 1.0.0


addListener(‘browserFinished’, …)

addListener(eventName: 'browserFinished', listenerFunc: () => void) => Promise<PluginListenerHandle> & PluginListenerHandle

Android & iOS only: Listen for the loading finished event.

Param Type
eventName 'browserFinished'
listenerFunc () => void

Returns: Promise<PluginListenerHandle> & PluginListenerHandle

Since: 1.0.0


addListener(‘browserPageLoaded’, …)

addListener(eventName: 'browserPageLoaded', listenerFunc: () => void) => Promise<PluginListenerHandle> & PluginListenerHandle

Android & iOS only: Listen for the page loaded event.

Param Type
eventName 'browserPageLoaded'
listenerFunc () => void

Returns: Promise<PluginListenerHandle> & PluginListenerHandle

Since: 1.0.0


removeAllListeners()

removeAllListeners() => Promise<void>

Remove all native listeners for this plugin.

Since: 1.0.0


Interfaces

OpenOptions

Represents the options passed to open.

Prop Type Description Since
url string The URL to which the browser is opened. 1.0.0
windowName string Web only: Optional target for browser open. Follows the target property for window.open. Defaults to _blank. Ignored on other platforms. 1.0.0
toolbarColor string A hex color to which the toolbar color is set. 1.0.0
presentationStyle 'fullscreen' | 'popover' iOS only: The presentation style of the browser. Defaults to fullscreen. Ignored on other platforms. 1.0.0

PluginListenerHandle

Prop Type
remove () => Promise<void>
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