This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The NavigatorPlugins mixin adds to the Navigator interface methods and properties for discovering and interacting with plugins installed into the browser.


NavigatorPlugins.mimeTypes Read only
Returns an MimeTypeArray listing the MIME types supported by the browser.
NavigatorPlugins.plugins Read only
Returns a PluginArray listing the plugins installed in the browser.


The NavigatorPlugins interface doesn't inherit any methods.

NavigatorPlugins.javaEnabled() Read only
Returns a Boolean flag indicating whether the host browser is Java-enabled or not.


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

Browser compatibility

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

See also

  • The Navigator interface that implements it.

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