browser.contextMenus.create does not properly respect "frame" contextType

Confirmed Issue #9848809 • Assigned to Mahesh J.


Nov 17, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

Install an extension that calls browser.contextMenus.create() with only the “frame” contextType specified
Navigate to a site that has iframes such as


The “frame” contextType should ensure that context menus are only created for iframe elements and not the top level document (see This occurs in Chrome.


contextMenus are created for both iframes and the top level document


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

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