NavigatorID

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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 property.

NavigatorID.appCodeName Read only
Always returns 'Mozilla', on any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purpose.
NavigatorID.appName Read only
Returns the official name of the browser. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.appVersion Read only
Returns the version of the browser as a string. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.platform Read only
Returns a string representing the platform of the browser. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.product Read only
Always returns 'Gecko', on any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purpose.
NavigatorID.userAgent Read only
Returns the user agent string for the current browser.

Methods

The NavigatorID interface doesn't inherit any method.

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
WHATWG 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

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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