The nw protocol

Cong Liu edited this page Mar 30, 2016 · 3 revisions
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This feature is deprecated since 0.13.0. See migration note for details.

Following content requires node-webkit >= v0.2.5

In order to expose some internal information about node-webkit in a easy way, we provide nw: protocol which is roughly the same with about: protocol in chrome. Currently we have the following internal pages available:


A blank page showing node-webkit logo; instead of showing about:blank, we display this page when no app is loaded.


Displays the node-webkit and node.js version strings.