NavigatorPlugins.mimeTypes

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. 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.

Returns a MimeTypeArray object, which contains a list of MimeType objects representing the MIME types recognized by the browser.

Note: Named properties of MimeTypeArray objects are no longer enumerable in the latest browser versions.

Syntax

var mimeTypes[] = navigator.mimeTypes;

mimeTypes is a MimeTypeArray object which has a length property as well as item(index) and namedItem(name) methods.

Example

function isJavaPresent() {
  return 'application/x-java-applet' in navigator.mimeTypes;
}

function getJavaPluginDescription() {
  var mimetype = navigator.mimeTypes['application/x-java-applet'];
  if (mimetype === undefined) {
    // no Java plugin present
    return undefined;
  }
  return mimetype.enabledPlugin.description;
}

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard (HTML)
# dom-navigator-mimetypes

Browser compatibility

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