NavigatorID.taintEnabled()

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.taintEnabled() method always returns false.

Note: Tainting was a security method used by JavaScript 1.2. It has long been removed; this method only stays for maintaining compatibility with very old scripts. Also, it is not available to workers, although the interface of this feature is available to workers, this feature isn't.

Syntax

result = window.navigator.taintEnabled()

Example

alert(window.navigator.taintEnabled()); 
// returns false

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
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 ?

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

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: fscholz, sideshowbarker, teoli, Broetchen1234, chrisdavidmills
Last updated by: fscholz,