Permission Delegation API for Iframes

Two main aspects to this feature: 1) Give an embedding page the ability to delegate permissions (such as geolocation) to iframes that are embedded within it. 2) Impose a restriction which prevents iframes from acquiring a permission unless the iframe’s embedder has explicitly delegated it. See


Status in Chromium


Proposed (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

  • Public skepticism
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Last updated on 2017-06-14