/Web APIs


Experimental: This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

Secure context: This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The PresentationConnection interface of the Presentation API provides methods and properties for managing a single presentation. Each presentation connection is represented by a PresentationConnection object. Both the controlling user agent and receiving user agent MUST implement PresentationConnection.

EventTarget PresentationConnection

Instance properties

PresentationConnection.binaryType Experimental

Returns either blob or arrayBuffer. When a PresentationConnection object is created, its binaryType IDL attribute MUST be set to the string " arraybuffer".

PresentationConnection.id Read only Experimental

Provides the presentation connection identifier.

PresentationConnection.state Read only Experimental

Returns the presentation connection's current state.

PresentationConnection.url Read only Experimental

Returns the URL used to create or reconnect to the presentation.

Event handlers

PresentationConnection.onclose Experimental

Fired when there is a call to PresentationConnection.close().

PresentationConnection.onconnect Experimental

Fired when a presentation connection is established.

PresentationConnection.onmessage Experimental

Fired when there is a call to PresentationConnection.send().


Fired when there is a call to PresentationConnection.terminate().

Instance methods

PresentationConnection.close() Experimental

Closes the current connection and sends a PresentationConnectionCloseEvent to PresentationConnection.onclosed.

PresentationConnection.send() Experimental

Sends either binary or text data between a controlling browsing context and a presenting browsing context.

PresentationConnection.terminate() Experimental

Terminates the current connection and fires PresentationConnection.onterminated.


Browser compatibility

Desktop Mobile
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari WebView Android Chrome Android Firefox for Android Opera Android Safari on IOS Samsung Internet
PresentationConnection 47 79 No No 34 No No 47 No 34 No 5.0
binaryType 47 79 No No 34 No No 47 No 34 No 5.0
close 49 79 No No 36 No No 49 No 36 No 5.0
close_event 50 79 No No 37 No No 50 No 37 No 5.0
connect_event 50 79 No No 37 No No 50 No 37 No 5.0
id 47 79 No No 34 No No 47 No 34 No 5.0
message_event 47 79 No No 34 No No 47 No 34 No 5.0
send 47 79 No No 34 No No 47 No 34 No 5.0
state 47 79 No No 34 No No 47 No 34 No 5.0
terminate 48 79 No No 35 No No 48 No 35 No 5.0
terminate_event 50 79 No No 37 No No 50 No 37 No 5.0
url 57 79 No No 44 No No 57 No 43 No 7.0

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