The Geofencing API is an extension of the Geolocation API allowing web applications to setup geographic boundaries around specific locations and then receive notifications when the user enters or leaves those areas.


Specification link

Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


No longer pursuing (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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early API design sketch at

Last updated on 2021-02-27