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This readonly attribute corresponds to the name element's short attribute in the configuration document, if one was declared. Otherwise, it will return an empty string.


// Any extension script (e.g. /background.js)

// Returns the short name of the widget, as declared in config.xml
var short = widget.shortName;

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