Tizen Mobile Web W3C/HTML5 and Supplementaries API Reference
The APIs listed in this category are all part of the W3C specifications. Some of the APIs are stable while others are draft specifications. The draft APIs are subject to change as the W3C specification evolves.
The W3C APIs are categorized based on the functionality to make it easier to locate specific APIs. To learn the Tizen features provided by the W3C/HTML5 and some supplementary APIs, see Guide to W3C/HTML5 and Some Supplementary Features.
Default Web Privilege
Tizen WebApp have default privileges listed in below table. Some privileges are granted only when required version is under 2.2.1
|http://tizen.org/privilege/location||<= 2.2.1||The application can use your location data.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/call||<= 2.2.1||The application can make phone calls to numbers when they are tapped without further confirmation. This may result in additional charges depending on your payment plan.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/internet||<= 2.2.1||The application can access the Internet. This may result in additional charges depending on your payment plan.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/recorder||<= 2.2.1||The application can record audio and video.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/camera||<= 2.2.1||The application can take pictures and turn the camera flash on and off while using Camera.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/appmanager.launch||all||The application can open other applications.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/haptic||all||The application can control vibration feedback.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/network.get||all||The application can retrieve network information such as the status of each network, its type, and detailed network profile information.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/notification||all||The application can show and hide its own notifications and badges.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/packagemanager.info||all||The application can retrieve detailed application package information.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/mediastorage||all||The application can read and write files in media folders.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/externalstorage||all||The application can read and write files that are saved to external storage, such as SD cards.|
|http://tizen.org/privilege/display||all||The application can manage display settings, such as brightness. This may increase battery consumption.|
DOM, Forms and Styles
|HTML5 Forms (Partial)||HTML5 form features. The content attribute currently not supported is:
|Selectors API Level 1||API for retrieving Element nodes from the DOM by matching against a group of selectors||REC|
|Selectors API Level 2 (Partial)||API for retrieving Element nodes from the DOM by matching against a group of selectors, and for testing if a given element matches a particular selector. The methods currently not supported are:
|Media Queries (Partial)||Offers a mechanism that allows adapting the layout and behavior of a Web page based on some of the characteristics of the device, including the screen width/height. The query currently not supported is:
|CSS Transforms||CSS transforms allows elements styled with CSS to be transformed in two-dimensional or three-dimensional space.||WD|
|CSS Animations Module Level 3 (Partial)||CSS Animations allow an author to modify CSS property values over time. The attributes currently not supported are:
|CSS Transitions Module Level 3||CSS Transitions allow property changes in CSS values to occur smoothly over a specified duration.||WD|
|CSS Color Module Level 3||CSS3 color enhancements related to color values and properties for foreground color and group opacity||REC|
|CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3||Rounded corners, complex background images, shadow effects.||CR|
|CSS Flexible Box Layout Module||CSS box model optimized for user interface design.||LCWD|
|CSS Multi-column Layout Module (Partial)||Creates multiple columns for laying out text. The properties currently not supported are:
|CSS Text Module Level 3 (Partial)||CSS properties for text manipulation and specifies their processing model. The properties currently not supported are:
|CSS Text Decoration Module Level 3 (Partial)||CSS properties for text decoration, such as underlines, text shadows, and emphasis marks. The properties currently not supported are:
|CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 3 (CSS3 UI) (Partial)||User interface related CSS enhancements. The properties currently not supported are:
|CSS Fonts Module Level 3 (Partial)||@font-face rule with downloadable font src URL. The properties currently not supported are:
|WOFF File Format 2.0||Web Open Font Format: File Format 2.0.||WD|
|HTML5 The session history of browsing contexts||Navigating the sequence of documents in a browsing context.||REC|
|Custom Elements||Method of defining and using new types of DOM elements in a document.||WD|
|HTML Templates||Method of declaring a portion of reusable markup that is parsed but not rendered until cloned.||WD|
|HTML Imports||Method of including and reusing HTML documents in other HTML documents.||WD|
|Touch Events||W3C touch event specification for touch devices.||REC|
|DeviceOrientation Event Specification (Partial)||Provides access to orientation and acceleration data. The method and event currently not supported are:
|Battery Status API (Partial)||Provides information about the battery status of the hosting device. The attributes currently not supported are:
|Vibration API||Haptic feedback API from W3C.||REC|
|HTML5 Browser state||Signals when network connectivity is available to the Web environment||REC|
|The Screen Orientation API||To provide an interface for web applications to be able to read
the screen orientation state, to be informed when this state changes
and to be able to lock the screen orientation to a specific state
||HTML5 canvas element including 2D context and text. The method currently not supported is:
|HTML Canvas 2D Context||2D Context for the HTML canvas element.||REC|
|Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2||Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2||WD|
||Method of playing videos on webpages (without requiring a plug-in).||REC|
||Method of playing sound on webpages (without requiring a plug-in).||REC|
||API that directly manipulates streams from cameras and microphones. The dictionary member currently not supported is:
|HTML Media Capture||Capture and record multimedia content with input tag.
|The WebSocket API||Offers bi-directional network connectivity.
|XMLHttpRequest Level 1||Enhancements on XHR, including binary file uploading, formdata submission, transfer progress, etc.
|Server-Sent Events||The API allows triggering DOM events based on push notifications(via HTTP and other protocols).
|HTML5 Web Messaging||HTML5 Web Messaging. The postMessage API allows for Web Applications to communicate between each other.||REC|
|Beacon||Allows data to be sent asynchronously to a server with navigator.sendBeacon, even after a page was closed. Useful for posting analytics data the moment a user was finished using the page.||WD|
|Push API (Partial)||Push API enables sending of a push message to webapp via a push service. The method currently not supported is:
|Web Storage||W3C storage specification including session and local storage.||CR|
|File API||Reads files from local device file system.
|File API: Directories and System||API that allows accessing the device file system.
||Deprecated Since 3.0|
|File API: Writer (Partial)||Saves or modifies files in local device file system. The interface and method currently not supported are:
||Deprecated Since 3.0|
|HTML5 Application caches||HTML5 application cache and custom handlers.
|Web SQL Database||API for storing data in databases that can be queried using a variant of SQL.
||Deprecated Since 3.0|
|Service Workers (Partial)||Method that enables applications to take advantage of persistent background processing, including hooks to enable bootstrapping of web applications while offline. The interface and dictionary currently not supported are:
|Cross-Origin Resource Sharing||Sharing of resources across different domains.
||Access restriction (sandboxing) for iframe content. The available values of sandbox attribute are:
|Content Security Policy Level 2 (Partial)||Defines a policy language used to declare a set of content restrictions for a web resource, and a mechanism for transmitting the policy from a server to a client where the policy is enforced. The directive currently not supported is:
|Clipboard API and events (Partial)||To describe APIs for clipboard operations such as copy, cut and paste in web applications.
|HTML5 Drag and drop (Partial)||To define an event-based drag-and-drop mechanism. The method currently not supported is:
||Deprecated Since 2.4|
|Web Notifications||To define an API for displaying simple notifications to the user.
Performance and Optimization
|Web Workers (Partial)||API that allows Web application authors to spawn background workers running scripts in parallel to their main page. The attributes currently not supported are:
|Page Visibility||This specification defines a means for developers to programmatically determine the current visibility state of the page in order to develop power and CPU efficient Web applications.||REC|
|Timing control for script-based animations||Resource effective animation timing control by user agent.||CR|
|Navigation Timing||This specification defines an interface for web applications to access timing information related to navigation and elements.||REC|
|Geolocation API Specification||Provides scripted access to geographical location information associated with the hosting device.
|Widget Packaging and XML Configuration||A packaging format and metadata for a class of software known as
|Widget Interface||API for widgets that provides, amongst other things, functionality for accessing a widget's metadata and persistently storing data.||LCWD|
|XML Digital Signatures for Widgets||A profile of the XML Signature Syntax and Processing 1.1 specification to allow a widget package to be digitally signed.||PR|
|Widget Access Request Policy||The security model controlling network access from within a widget, as well as a method for authors to request that the user agent grant access to certain network resources or sets thereof.||REC|
|Typed Array - Khronos||Provides an API for interoperability with native binary data.|
|WebGL - Khronos (Partial)|| This specification describes an additional rendering context and support objects for the HTML 5 canvas element. This context allows rendering using an API that conforms closely to the OpenGL ES 2.0 API. The method and attribute currently not supported are:
|FullScreen API - Mozilla (Partial)||Provides a way for an element to be displayed in full screen mode programmatically. The method and attribute currently not supported are:
Privilege Level: Public
Allows Web developers control the viewport's size and scale.
- ED = Editor’s Draft
- WD = Working Draft
- LCWD = Last Call Working Draft
- CR = Candidate Recommendation
- PR = Proposed Recommendation
- REC = Recommendation