Custom protocol handling

Last updated on : 2022-04-10

Note:
Custom protocol handling shows a browser compatibility score of 33. This is a collective score out of 100 to represent browser support of a web technology. The higher this score is, the greater is the browser compatibility. The browser compatibility score is not a 100% reflection for every browser and the web technology support. However, it does give you an estimate on how much you should rely on a particular web technology in terms of browser compatibility.

Overview

Navigator.registerProtocolHandler is used when a web page wants to behave as a handler for a particular protocol -- that is, when the user clicks on links or types URLs starting with the protocol's scheme in their address bar.

Specifications

HTML Standard # custom-handlers

Syntax

registerProtocolHandler(scheme, url) registerProtocolHandler(scheme, url, title)

Browser Compatibility

  • Custom protocol handling on IE is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 5.5-11 IE versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Edge is fully supported on 79-99, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 12-18 Edge versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Firefox is fully supported on 3.6-100, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 2-2 Firefox versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Chrome is fully supported on 13-103, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 4-12 Chrome versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Safari is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 3.2-15.4 Safari versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Opera is fully supported on 11.6-83, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 9.5-11.1 Opera versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Safari on iOS is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 3.2-15.4 Safari on iOS versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Android Browser is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 2.3-99 Android Browser versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Opera Mobile is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 10-64 Opera Mobile versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Chrome for Android is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 97-100 Chrome for Android versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Firefox for Android is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 95-98 Firefox for Android versions.
  • Custom protocol handling on Samsung Internet is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on 4-16 Samsung Internet versions.
33
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Browser Compatibility Score

Chrome IE
Low

Browser Support For IE Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
5.5-11
No Support
Chrome Edge
High

Browser Support For Edge Versions

79-99
Fully
-
Partially
12-18
No Support
Chrome Firefox
High

Browser Support For Firefox Versions

3.6-100
Fully
-
Partially
2-2
No Support
Chrome Chrome
High

Browser Support For Chrome Versions

13-103
Fully
-
Partially
4-12
No Support
Chrome Safari
Low

Browser Support For Safari Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
3.2-15.4
No Support
Chrome Opera
High

Browser Support For Opera Versions

11.6-83
Fully
-
Partially
9.5-11.1
No Support
Chrome Safari on iOS
Low

Browser Support For Safari on iOS Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
3.2-15.4
No Support
Chrome Android Browser
Low

Browser Support For Android Browser Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
2.3-99
No Support
Chrome Opera Mobile
Low

Browser Support For Opera Mobile Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
10-64
No Support
Chrome Chrome for Android
Low

Browser Support For Chrome for Android Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
97-100
No Support
Chrome Firefox for Android
Low

Browser Support For Firefox for Android Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
95-98
No Support
Chrome Samsung Internet
Low

Browser Support For Samsung Internet Versions

-
Fully
-
Partially
4-16
No Support

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Last Modified date

2022-04-10

Browser Support for Custom protocol handling

  • ChromeChrome
  • Safari Safari
  • Firefox Firefox
  • IE Internet Explorer
  • Opera Opera
  • Edge Edge

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