window.focus() exits HTML5 fullscreen

If a page in fullscreen mode opens a popup and calls window.focus(), that page will exit full screen. This will not occur if the popup receives focus some other way.

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 66

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 2018-03-14