The NavigatorID interface contains methods and properties related to the identity of the browser.

There is no object of type NavigatorID, but other interfaces, like Navigator or WorkerNavigator, implement it.

Properties

The NavigatorID interface doesn't inherit any properties.

NavigatorID.appCodeName Read only
Always returns "Mozilla", in any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purposes.
NavigatorID.appName Read only  
Always returns "Netscape", in any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purposes.
NavigatorID.appVersion Read only
Returns either "4.0" or a string representing version information about the browser. Do not rely on this property to return a useful value.
NavigatorID.platform Read only
Returns either the empty string or a string representing the platform the browser is running on. Do not rely on this property to return a useful value.
NavigatorID.product Read only
Always returns "Gecko", in any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purposes.
NavigatorID.userAgent Read only
Returns the user-agent string for the current browser.

Methods

The NavigatorID interface doesn't inherit any methods.

NavigatorID.taintEnabled() Not available to workers
Always returns false. JavaScript taint/untaint functions were removed in JavaScript 1.2. This method is only kept for compatibility purpose

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'NavigatorID' in that specification.
Living Standard Added the appCodeName property and the taintEnabled() method,  for compatibility purpose.
HTML5
The definition of 'NavigatorID' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
appCodeNameChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
appNameChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
appVersionChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
platformChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
productChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
taintEnabled
Deprecated
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
userAgentChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

See also

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