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Represents a reference to a JavaScript object within the context of a webpage. This allows you to interact with JavaScript objects directly from your script.


This API is a work in progress. Some of the following functionalities might behave unexpectedly.

Supported APIs

asElement()Returns either null or the object handle itself, if the object handle is an instance of ElementHandle.
dispose()Stops referencing the element handle.
evaluate(pageFunction[, arg])Evaluates the pageFunction and returns its return value.
evaluateHandle(pageFunction[, arg])Evaluates the pageFunction and returns a JSHandle.
getProperties()Fetches a map with own property names of of the JSHandle with their values as JSHandle instances.
jsonValue()Fetches a JSON representation of the object.


import { browser } from 'k6/browser';

export const options = {
  scenarios: {
    ui: {
      executor: 'shared-iterations',
      options: {
        browser: {
          type: 'chromium',

export default async function () {
  const page = await browser.newPage();

  try {
    await page.goto('');
    const jsHandle = await page.evaluateHandle(() => document.head);
    // ...
  } finally {
    await page.close();