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Request permission from the user to show desktop notifications (or check if permission has already been granted).

JavaScript February 7, 2021


This function runs automatically, so it is not called manually. Is this incorrect?

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    Source File

    Located in /assets/js/modules/utilities.js on line 798.

    No Hooks

    This function does not have any filters or actions available. Request one?
    nebula.checkNotificationPermission = function(){
        Notification = window.Notification || window.mozNotification || window.webkitNotification;
        if ( !(Notification) ){
            return false;
        } else if ( Notification.permission === "granted" ){
            return true;
        } else if ( Notification.permission !== 'denied' ){
                if ( !('permission' in Notification) ){ //Firefox and Chrome only
                    Notification.permission = permission;
                if ( permission === 'granted' ){
                    return true;
        return false;


    To override or disable this JavaScript function, simply redeclare it with the exact same function name.

    nebula.checkNotificationPermission = function(){
        //Write your own code here, leave it blank, or return false.