Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The NavigatorID.appCodeName always returns 'Mozilla', on any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purposes.

Note: Do not rely on this property to return a real product name. All browsers return "Mozilla" as the value of this property.

Syntax

codeName = window.navigator.appCodeName 

Value

codeName is the internal name of the browser as a DOMString.

Example

console.log(window.navigator.appCodeName);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'NavigatorID.appCodeName' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ?

See also

 

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