Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Secure context

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

The icon read-only property of the Notification interface contains the URL of an icon to be displayed as part of the notification, as specified in the icon option of the Notification() constructor.


var icon = Notification.icon;


A USVString.


In our To-do list app (view the app running live), we use the Notification() constructor to fire a notification, passing it arguments to specify the body, icon and title we want.

var notification = new Notification('To do list', {
  body: text,
  icon: img


Specification Status Comment
Notifications API
The definition of 'icon' in that specification.
Living Standard Living standard

Browser compatibility

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See also