This method indicates whether the current browser is Java-enabled or not.


result = window.navigator.javaEnabled()


if (window.navigator.javaEnabled()) {
   // browser has java


The return value for this method indicates whether the preference that controls Java is on or off - not whether the browser offers Java support in general.


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

Browser compatibility

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

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