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This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

Obsolete since Gecko 51 (Firefox 51 / Thunderbird 51 / SeaMonkey 2.48)
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

Opens a flyout panel attached to the social media provider's sidebar at a given vertical offset.


MozSocial.openPanel(toUrl, offset, callback);


The URL to the content to present in the panel.
The vertical offset, in pixels, at which to position the flyout panel.
An object to receive callback notifications on the connection. The first argument to the callback is a reference to the window object of  the flyout.


Not part of any specification.

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