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.

The Plugin interface provides information about a browser plugin.

Note: Own properties of Plugin objects are no longer enumerable in the latest browser versions.

Instance properties

Plugin.description Read only Deprecated

A human-readable description of the plugin.

Plugin.filename Read only Deprecated

The filename of the plugin file. Read only Deprecated

The name of the plugin.

Instance methods

Plugin.item Deprecated

Returns the MIME type of a supported content type, given the index number into a list of supported types.

Plugin.namedItem Deprecated

Returns the MIME type of a supported item.


HTML Standard
# dom-plugin

Browser compatibility

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