BroadcastChannel allows scripts from the same origin but other browsing contexts to send each other messages. Channels are scoped to an origin and have a name, messages posted to a channel will be delivered to all listeners of that channel in all documents.


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 54
  • Chrome for Android release 54

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signals


Last updated on 2020-11-09