Navigator.mimeTypes

Summary

Returns a MimeTypeArray object, which contains a list of MimeType objects representing the MIME types recognized by the browser.

Syntax

mimeTypes = navigator.mimeTypes; 

mimeTypes is a MimeTypeArray object which has a length property as well as item(index) and namedItem(name) methods.

Example

function isJavaPresent() {
  return 'application/x-java-applet' in navigator.mimeTypes;
}

function getJavaPluginDescription() {
  var mimetype = navigator.mimeTypes['application/x-java-applet'];
  if (mimetype === undefined) {
    // no Java plugin present
    return undefined;
  }
  return mimetype.enabledPlugin.description;
}

Specification

DOM Level 0. Not part of any standard.

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