MerchantValidationEvent()

Deprecated
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The MerchantValidationEvent() constructor creates a new MerchantValidationEvent object. You should not have to create these events yourself; instead, just handle the merchantvalidation event.

Syntax

merchantValidationEvent = new MerchantValidationEvent(type, options);

Parameters

type
A DOMString which must be merchantvalidation, the only type of event which uses the MerchantValidationEvent interface.
options Optional

An optional dictionary which may contain zero or more of the following properties:

methodName Optional
A DOMString containing the payment method identifier for the payment handler being used. This is an empty string by default.
validationURL Optional
The URL from which to retrieve payment handler specific verification information used to validate the merchant. This is an empty string by default.

Return value

A newly-created MerchantValidationEvent providing the information that needs to be delivered to the client-side code to present to the user agent by calling complete().

Exceptions

TypeError
The string specified as validationURL could not be parsed as a URL.
RangeError
The specified methodName does not correspond to a known and supported merchant or is not a well-formed standard payment method identifier.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
MerchantValidationEvent() constructorChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 64
Notes
Full support 64
Notes
Notes Available only in Nightly builds.
IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 64
Notes
Full support 64
Notes
Notes Available only in Nightly builds.
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

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Full support
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See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also