Allowing to be triggered without a user activation could be abused by malicious websites. To protect users, the spec was changed to require user activation, and we are now following through in the Chrome implementation. Deprecation is targeted for M98 and removal for M99.


Specification link

Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


In development (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.


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Last updated on 2022-01-05