GM.getResourceUrl

From GreaseSpot Wiki
Revision as of 03:49, 12 December 2007 by Marti (talk | contribs) (→‎Examples: Neutralized the example)
Jump to navigationJump to search

Template:Underscore


Description

This API method loads an external resource, such as an image, and returns the string containing the base64 encoded data: URL scheme for use in the DOM.

Examples | Notes

Syntax

GM_getResourceURL( resourceName )

Value: Function
Returns: String
Compatibility: Greasemonkey 0.8.0+
Parameters
Properties
resourceName

top

Properties


resourceName

Value: String
Usage: resourceName = "metadata-resource-name[1]";
  • This value is used in retrieval of the same named resource specified in the corresponding metadata block @resource key. After it is retrieved, it will be base64 encoded into the data: URL scheme, and returned upon completion of this API method.

top | back

Examples

// ==UserScript==
// @name          My Script
// @namespace     http://www.example.com/gmscripts/
// @description   Scripting is fun
// @include       http://www.example.com/*
// @resource      fooLogo http://www.example.com/logo.png
// ==/UserScript==

(function()
{
  // some code

  var fooLogo = GM_getResourceURL("fooLogo");

  // some code

})();

top

Notes

[1] While the variable names here are non-semantic, it is assumed that it should be compatible with JavaScript variable naming conventions and XML/CSS naming conventions to help keep things consistent.

top