Fetch API is a new API for loading resources in web applications. It's intended to supersede XMLHttpRequest. Fetch API is already available in ServiceWorker scope. This entry is for announcing its availability in window scope.




Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 42
  • Chrome for Android release 42
  • Android WebView release 42

Consensus & Standardization

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



Issue where we're discussing window scope specific issues., https://github.com/slightlyoff/ServiceWorker/issues/581 Example of web developer views: https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/6730533392351232 IE team has listed the Fetch API in their status.modern.ie dashboard and it's marked as "Under Consideration".

Last updated on 2020-11-09