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This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.


The Navigator.push read-only property is a PushManager object providing a way to receive notifications from third party servers. These are real-time notifications provided by external services directly to installed apps. This implements the SimplePush API that does not require sending real data on those notifications. Also, you can see this documentation for additional details, a guide to using the API, and sample code.


var push = window.navigator.push;


navigator.push is a PushManager object.


Specification Status Comment
Push API
The definition of 'Navigator.push' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 42.0 (Yes) ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support Not supported Not supported (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? 42.0

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